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Body Discovered in Rural Lee County, Iowa

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Body Discovered in Rural Lee County, Iowa Photo: MGNonline.

August 05, 2018 04:50 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- A dead body has been found in Lee County on Sunday.

Authorities say they responded to a report of a dead body that had been discovered in rural Lee County. Deputies at the scene confirmed the report and described the body to be that of a white female in her early to mid-20’s.

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Authorities emphasized that investigators are "keenly aware of the Mollie Tibbetts investigation and have no reason to believe that the decedent is that of Mollie Tibbetts."

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), as well as the DCI’s Crime Scene Team.  

There will be no other comments or statements released at this time in reference to the Lee County death investigation or the Mollie Tibbetts investigation.

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