Public Safety

Another body found under bridge in Iowa City

Death not linked to body in Ralston Creek found earlier Monday, police say

An Iowa City squad car. (file photo)
An Iowa City squad car. (file photo)

IOWA CITY — Just hours after a body was found under a bridge, another was found across town Monday afternoon.

Iowa City Police Sgt. Derek Frank said officers were called to the Highway 6 bridge over the Iowa River at 2:45 p.m. for a person found dead in a makeshift campsite.

Police are investigating the death, but do not believe it is connected with a body found Monday morning in Ralston Creek.

The Johnson County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating with the police department.

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