Police Investigating ‘Suspicous’ Death After Body Found in Van

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DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death.

Police say they were called to Broadlawns Hospital at 1801 Hickman Road Thursday morning just before 8:00 a.m. after receiving a call about a body found in a vehicle. They say the body of an adult female was located in the cargo area of a  minivan.

It appears the minivan had been parked in the same location for multiple days.

Police say the circumstances of the death are suspicious.

The woman’s name has not been released, in order to allow time to contact family members.