Body found in Bettendorf Wednesday afternoon
BETTENDORF -- Police are investigating a body found Wednesday afternoon in a drainage ditch.
According to Lauran Haldeman, city public information director, residents in the area of the intersection of State Street and Weindruch Road found the body at about 3 p.m. Wednesday in the ditch near 4422 State St., in the Devils Glen Trailer Park.
The identity of the deceased, described to be a white adult male, is being withheld until a positive identification has been made, Ms. Haldeman said. She added there were no obvious signs of foul play.
Further details were not immediately available. Ms. Haldeman said the coroners report on the incident is expected within six to eight weeks.
By Anthony Watt, firstname.lastname@example.org
, The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus