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Death of Washington Co. jailer investigated in Wapello Co.

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WAPELLO COUNTY (KWWL) -

The Wapello County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a Washington County jailer. 

Just before 5:30 Saturday morning, the sheriff's office received a 911 report of an individual that had possibly been shot.  The incident happened in the 8700 block of Fox Hills Road, Southwest of Agency.  Wapello County authorities and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are now investigating the death.

The victim has been identified as 23-year -old Lisa Techel of Agency.  Techel is the daughter of a Wapello County deputy and was employed as a jailer at the Washington County Jail. Additionally, Techel was a reserve deputy with Wapello County Sheriff's Office.

An autopsy was conducted Sunday at the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny.  Results are pending.

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