Ames Police investigating after Iowa State student found dead Friday

An investigation is underway after Ames police found an Iowa State University student dead in the parking lot of a sorority house.

Police responded to the Delta Delta Delta sorority just before 10 A.M. Friday morning on a call of a person unconscious in the parking lot.

When they arrived, they found a 21-year old female in the parking lot, later pronounced dead at the scene by first responders.

Anyone with any information should call the Ames Police department.

Full release from the Ames Police Department:

On January 22, 2021, at 9:49 a.m., the Ames Police Department responded to a medical call at

Delta Delta Delta Sorority, 302 Ash Avenue. The caller reported a college aged female was

found unconscious in the parking lot. When officers arrived, they found a 21-year-old female on

the ground in the parking lot. The female was pronounced dead at the scene by medical

personnel. The name of the female is being withheld pending notification of family. The female

is an Iowa State University student.

Officers are canvassing the area and conducting follow-up interviews. At this time, there does

not appear to be any threats to the community. Investigation into this incident continues by the

Ames Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ames Police Department at

239-5133 or the anonymous tip line 239-5533. You may also contact Crime Stoppers of Central

Iowa at 515-223-1400. Online anonymous tips may be submitted to

Questions regarding this press release may be directed to Commander Jason Tuttle, Ames Police

Department, at (515) 239-5312 or (515) 239-5133.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless

proven guilty.

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