Investigation underway into ‘suspicious’ death after man’s body found along rural Adair County road


ADAIR COUNTY, Iowa — Authorities are investigating what they’re calling a suspicious death in Adair County.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says a man’s body was discovered Thursday afternoon alongside a rural road in the southeast corner of Adair County.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Adair County Sheriff’s Office are working together on the investigation, which is being treated as suspicious. Officials say there is no known threat to the community due to the incident.

The identity of the man and his cause of death are still being determined.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the man or circumstances surrounding his death are asked to call Adair County Sheriff Jeff Vandewater at 712-743-2148.

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