Public Safety

Police investigating after woman's body found on Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — A body was found Monday alongside Interstate 380 South near Wright Brothers Boulevard SW.

Shortly before 4 p.m., an Iowa Department of Transportation worker notified 911 that a woman’s body had been found, according to the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Police have not identified the woman. The department has decided not to release details regarding the manner of death or say whether foul play was involved.

“The circumstances of the death are part of an active, ongoing investigation,” the department said in a news release Tuesday afternoon.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463).

Tipsters also text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip.

Callers are asked to reference case #2020-13819.

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