Burlington Police investigates body found in a sewer

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Burlington authorities are investigating the case of a body that was found Thursday morning in a sewer.

Burlington Police say the body was reduced to sketetal remains indicating it had been in the sewer for a long time.

Investigators were able to determine the body was that of a man, but could not determine the identity.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the State Medical Examiner’s office are assisting with the case.

Officers will wait for an autopsy to assist with identification and cause of death.