HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION: Human Remains Found

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A homicide investigation is underway in Webster County after human remains were discovered in a roadside ditch.

The remains of a white adult male were discovered Wednesday along Madison Avenue in a rural area 5 miles south of Fort Dodge.

The state medical examiner has ruled the death a homicide but hasn’t released the exact cause of death.

Investigators say the death is suspicious and the remains are undergoing additional testing to help identify the victim.