MAN FOUND DEAD IN IOWA PARK WAS HOMICIDE VICTIM, OFFICIAL SAYS

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Man Found Dead in Iowa Park Was Homicide Victim, Official Says

WEVER, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man whose body was found in a southeast Iowa park was a homicide victim.

The Lee County medical examiner, Dr. Eugenio Torres, says 47-year-old James Nelson, of Fairfield, was killed by a gunshot to the head. Torres says investigators are treating the case “as a murder.” No arrests have been reported.

The body was found Feb. 11 in Indian Path Park in north Lee County.

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