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Death Investigation Ongoing

Tuesday January 05, 2016 10:56am

On January 4th, 2016, at 11:48 a.m. Dubuque Police responded to 2944 Jackson Street on the report of a disturbance. Officers ultimately gained entry to the residence and located a deceased, adult male inside. No one else was present in the residence. In accordance with protocol, a Medical Examiner Investigator was contacted and responded to the scene. The body of the deceased was later transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy in an effort to determine the cause and manner of death. Police also continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the death, but have no reason to believe the general public is in any danger pertaining to this incident.

If you have any information on this incident or others, please call the Dubuque Police Department at 563-589-4415. You can also submit tips anonymously online at www.cityofdubuque.org/police or through the MyDBQ smartphone app available at www.cityofdubuque.org/MyDBQ.