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Suspect identified in Keokuk murder investigation

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KEOKUK (KWWL) -

A suspect is identified in a murder investigation.  Keokuk Police say 39-year-old Russell Tallman killed 29-year-old Carissa Rivers.  She was found unresponsive in an alley overnight Sunday and died at the hospital. 

A search warrant was later served at Tallman's home in the 1800 block of Franklin St.  His body was found inside the basement after apparently shooting himself in the head.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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