BODY IDENTIFIED: Authorities Identify Body Found Along Highway

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Authorities in western Iowa have identified a body found along Highway 30.

The body was discovered in early June between the towns of Vail and Westside.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department says the body is that of 44-year old Jonathon Elwell of Pennsylvania.

Elwell’s rental car was found abandoned near his body.  His cause of death hasn’t been released.