Body Discovered in Woods in Van Buren

On November 4th, 2023, the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office received a report that the body of a deceased male had been discovered in a wooded area near Pittsburg.

A Sheriff’s deputy and the Medical Examiner responded to the scene. The body was sent to the Iowa State Medical Examiner for an autopsy, which is still pending.

The decedent was a 54-year-old male of Davenport, Iowa. No other details from the investigation will be released at this time.