Around noon on Sunday, August 20, Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office were called to eh campgrounds located in Lake Keomah State Park. Upon deputies’ arrival, they discovered a 39-year-old female camper had passed away in her tent.
Dispatch noted that she was found in lot #48 of the campground. No foul play is suspected in her death after a preliminary investigation.
The body has been sent to the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny for an autopsy. The identity of the women is being withheld pending notification of her family.
The investigation into this death is ongoing.