116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
UPDATE TUES., NOV 2: Police identified the person as Asukulu Mmengwa, 20, of Cedar Rapids.
CEDAR RAPIDS — Workers at a southwest Cedar Rapids construction site reported to police Monday morning they had discovered a body.
Authorities said that at 8:42 a.m., workers in the area of 64th Avenue and Edgewood Road SW contacted dispatchers to report a person down. Officers arrived to find the body of a male. Police, who did not release an approximate age of the person, said they were withholding the individual’s identity until relatives could be notified.
The body will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny for an autopsy. Police said they don’t believe there is a risk to public because of the death.