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Bellevue Death Now Ruled as Homicide

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BELLEVUE, Iowa  —  A death investigation in Bellevue has now been ruled as a homicide investigation.

Police discovered the body of 59-year-old James Remakel in a home on South Riverview Street on Christmas Day.

They say an autopsy revealed Remakel died from “multiple sharp-edged entries.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Bellevue police at 563-872-4545.