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Investigation Into Suspicious Deaths Underway in Benton County

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BENTON COUNTY, Iowa  —  Authorities are investigating two deaths being considered suspicious in Belle Plaine.

Just before 5 a.m. on Friday, Belle Plaine police responded to the 9th Street railroad crossing on a report of a train versus pedestrian accident. When they arrived, officers found two people dead at the scene. Officials believe the deceased individuals are a female in her mid-30s and a boy approximately eight years old. Their identities have not yet been released.

The incident is still under investigation.

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