Officials identify body as veterans home resident - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Officials identify body as veterans home resident

Posted:
MARSHALLTOWN (AP) -- A body found floating in the Iowa River in central Iowa has been identified as a resident of the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.

The state medical examiner's office says the death of 49-year-old Zeberiah Colbert was an accidental drowning.

Officials didn't say how Colbert got to the river. Parts of the waterway border the Iowa Veterans Home grounds.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo

Powered by Frankly