The Cedar Rapids Police Department stated in a press release Tuesday that they are conducting an investigation after a body was found along I-380.

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According to the release, an Iowa Department of Transportation employee found a deceased body "alongside Interstate 380 southbound near Wright Brothers Boulevard SW". Officers were dispatched to the area Monday, September 28 at 3:52 p.m. where they found an adult female.

There is no other information yet regarding the circumstances of the death, but an investigation in ongoing. Below is the media release from the CRPD:

It's a scary and sad situation. Cedar Rapids Police are asking anyone with information about this case to contact the department at (319) 286-5491, Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463) or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip referencing case #2020-13819.

This is an evolving story and we will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.