Decomposed man's body found in Ames shack

Photo: Ames Police Department

(Ames, IA) -- An autopsy will be performed on human remains found in a run down shack in Ames Friday night. Police say a citizen found the badly decomposed body of a man in a shack in the 900 block of S. Duff, on the north side of the Ioway Creek..

Police say an investigation is underway and there does not appear to be any threat to the community.

The Ames Police Department and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133 or the anonymous tip line 515-239-5533. You may also contact Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400. Online anonymous tips may be submitted to

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