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Police investigate body found in Fort Dodge home

FORT DODGE - Around 7:26 p.m. Tuesday, Webster County Dispatchers received a call from a neighbor who had located a dead person at 1216 1st Ave N. They found the person after checking on a suspicious odor. 

When officers with the Fort Dodge Police Department responded to the scene, they verified the person had died. The body will be taken to the state medical examiner's office for an autopsy. There's no timeline on when that test will be completed yet.

At this time, the subject's name and manner of death are unknown. The Fort Dodge Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is continuing to investigate this case. 

This is a developing story. We'll update you as we learn more. 


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