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Concerned Citizen Call Leads To Discovery Of Body

Around 7:30am on Monday morning the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch at the intersection of 190th Street and Oasis Ave in Canaan Township near Mount Pleasant. Upon arrival responding deputies located the deceased body of 55 year old Paul Robert Burden of Mount Pleasant in a nearby field. Deputies were assisted by both Henry County Ambulance and the County Medical Examiner Investigator. Burden’s body has been transferred to the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s office in Ankeny where an autopsy will be performed. Calls to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office relating to foul play or any threat to the public was not immediately returned.

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