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Death Investigation Underway in Prairie City, 2 Bodies Found Inside Home

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PRAIRIE CITY, Iowa -- A death investigation is underway in Jasper County after two dead bodies were found inside a home early Sunday morning.

At approximately 4 a.m., officers responded to a home in the 400 block of North Orchard Street in Prairie City on a report of a violent disturbance.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found two deceased individuals inside the home, according to Chief Joe Bartello of the Prairie City Police Department.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Prairie City Police Department, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office and Division of Criminal Investigation.

Police believe it’s an isolated incident and does not feel the public is in any danger.