Bluffs Police Search For Shoplifter, Find Body

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Council Bluffs police officers searching for a shoplifting suspect find a body.

Officers were investigating a shoplifting in the area of the Target and Kohl's stores at Manawa Center Tuesday afternoon. The suspect was described as wearing blue.

In the distance officers saw some blue, and discovered a tent. Inside the tent, officers found a body. It appears the person had been dead for a while.

It's believed the dead person was homeless. No foul play is suspected. An autopsy has been scheduled to identify the body and determine how the person died.

The shoplifter remains at large.

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