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Muscatine police tentatively identify body found in Discovery Park Friday morning as missing man

Investigators believe the body belonged to 21-year-old Trevor Wixom, who was reported missing last October.

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Muscatine Police Department has identified the body as belonging to a man that has been missing for months

In a Monday, March 6 news release, police announced that investigators believe that the body was that of 21-year-old Trevor Allen Wixon, who was reported missing in October 2022.

The department had previously been investigating his disappearance for the past several months.

Police are now awaiting final confirmation from the State Pathologist. The cause of death has yet to be determined.

If any person has information pertaining to the investigation, contact Sergeant Jeff DeVrieze at (563) 263-9922, ext. 629.

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Investigators recovered a man's dead body after it was discovered by witnesses in Discovery Park Friday morning, according to the Muscatine Police Department.

On March 3 at about 10:45 a.m., police responded to the park in the 3200 block of Cedar Street after they received reports of a possibly deceased person.

Investigators arrived at the scene and confirmed the report after finding the body of a man around a wooded area of the park, according to trail goers who witnessed the police response on their morning walks.

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