Authorities Investigating Deaths of Male, Female, Dog in Polk County

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POLK COUNTY, Iowa — A death investigation has begun in Polk County, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

At approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday, authorities arrived at a residence located at 320 NW 54th Avenue to perform a welfare check. Officers observed an individual inside the home through a window who was non-responsive.

Officers proceeded to enter the residence to render aid when they discovered a deceased adult male, a deceased adult female, along with a deceased dog.

Polk County Detectives along with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are currently investigating the incident.