Report: Missing Marshalltown boy fell from tower, died of head injury

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa- A preliminary autopsy on the body of 13-year old Corey Brown of Marshalltown, has found that Brown suffered a significant head injury, and died because of blunt force trauma.

Law enforcement search teams found Brown's body at a communication tower site, on the west side of Marshalltown Sunday, January 27th.

Authorities believe Brown climbed over a secure fence, to enter the tower site, and then climbed on to the communication tower and fell from an undetermined distance. The fall resulted in the head injury.

Police say there's no evidence of foul play in his death. Corey Brown went missing January 23rd, after leaving home.

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