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Homicide Investigation – 500 Block Alley Between 9th and 10th Street SW

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Police officers were called to the 500 block alley between 9th and 10th Street SW at 7:24 a.m. this morning for a report of a deceased individual found in the alleyway.

Investigators arrived on scene and found a male in his 30’s that had sustained fatal traumatic injuries.  Based on the evidence and information obtained at this time, investigators are conducting a homicide investigation.  No other information will be released at this time pending the autopsy and notification of family members.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip.  You can continue to trade information with an investigator.  Text STOP to opt out at any time.  Please reference case #2017-18948.

Disclaimer:  Any arrest information included above is based on the legal conclusion that, as with any criminal case, a charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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