- Associated Press - Sunday, April 20, 2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Authorities are investigating a body that was found lying next to a burning vehicle in West Des Moines.

West Des Moines police say officers discovered the body when responding to the fire report around 6 a.m. on Sunday.

The body has not been identified. West Des Moines police are working with the city’s fire department, the Iowa State Fire Marshal’s Office, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations and the Polk County Medical Examiner’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Des Moines police at 515-222-3321 or Polk County Crime Stoppers at 515-223-1400.


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