DRUG DEATH: Woman Found In Field Overdosed

Taylor County

Autopsy results show a Missouri woman found dead in an Iowa cornfield died of a drug overdose.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety released the cause of 31-year-old Maggie Weaver’s death Thursday. Her body was found August 3rd in a cornfield outside of Lenox.

The Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office says toxicology tests show Weaver’s death was caused by acute methamphetamine intoxication. No signs of foul play were found.

Weaver had last been seen on the evening of July 31st when she was waiting for a friend to pick her up. The friend didn’t arrive until 2 ½ hours later and Weaver wasn’t there anymore.

The investigation into Weaver’s death is considered complete.


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