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DCI: Drake student died of gunshot to the head

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INDIANOLA (KWWL) -- New details are emerging in a homicide investigation near Indianola.

Drake student Ben Backstrom was found severely beaten on a bridge, just north of Indianola Tuesday morning.

The 19-year old later died at a hospital.

The Division of Criminal Investigation now says Backstrom was also shot in the head.

So far, police have not made any arrests.

 

Online Producer-Chris Becker

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