Death Investigation Underway After Woman’s Body Found on Rural Road

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WALKER, Iowa – The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and local law enforcement agencies are conducting a death investigation after a woman’s body was found along a rural road in Eastern Iowa.

The Cedar Rapids Gazette reports that investigators responded to the scene near Walker at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Linn County Sheriff told The Gazette that they found the woman’s body lying in the road with multiple injuries.

Officials have not released the woman’s name or the cause of death.

Walker is located about 20 miles north of Cedar Rapids.