Human Remains Discovered in Burlington

The Burlington Police Department has initiated a death investigation after human remains were discovered on March 7, 2024, in the 900-block of South Main Street in Burlington.

The Burlington Police Department believes this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

The identity of the individual and circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated by Burlington Police Department detectives.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and the Crime Scene Section of the DCI Criminalistics Laboratory are assisting with the investigation.

Further details will be released after the investigation is completed.