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Body found at Cedar Rapids Church

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Police are investigating the death of a man found in a church parking lot.

Cedar Rapids Police were called to the parking lot of the First Presbyterian Church on 5th street just before 7:30 Saturday morning.

Investigators were on scene for almost five hours.

The man's body was found near a dumpster close to the alley at the back of the church. 

A the chalk outline marked the spot in the parking lot where he was found, not far from the entrance to the Linn Community Food Bank located on the lower level of the church.

KWWL spoke directly with a representative of the church who refused to comment on the investigation or their involvement in the food bank.

At this time, the cause of death is still unknown.

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