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UPDATE: Body found near Shellsburg, DCI arrives on scene

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SHELLSBURG (KWWL) -

Benton County Sheriff's Deputies and the Division of Criminal Investigations are investigating a body found outside of Shellsburg.

At last word, deputies and Iowa State Patrol troopers are on scene at 3259 59th Street Trail.

The Sheriff's Office confirms they first learned about the body around noon on Sunday.

At this time, Benton County authorities are not releasing whether the body is male or female.

Authorities with the Division of Criminal Investigations arrived at 4:00 p.m.

KWWL is trying to learn more information about the incident, but local authorities have the road blocked in that area.

Please stay tuned to KWWL as this story develops.

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