Body Found in Muscatine Identified

By Ellis Codjoe, January 10, 2019

Early Tuesday morning, a woman’s body was discovered on the side of the road at Highway 38 in Muscatine County.

Authorities have identified the body as 20-year-old Lea Renae Ponce of Fairfield. The cause and manner of her death are still under investigation.

An autopsy was conducted on Wednesday but the results have not been disclosed, according to a press release from the Muscatine County Sheriff.

Ottumwa Radio News will keep you updated as more details become available.

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