A startling find in Waterloo has law enforcement scratching their heads this week.

On Monday, March 4th 2024 a strange discovery was reported to local officials.

Someone had made the Waterloo Police Department aware of something that is straight out of a True Crime Podcast.

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Unsplash - Michael Fortsch

What Did Waterloo Police Officers Find?

According to a press release from the Waterloo police department, at 12:17 PM authorities were made aware of "possible human remains" at the Waterloo Waste Treatment Plant.

Officials arrived at the scene (2550 Kenyon Avenue in Waterloo) and were directed to the area where these remains were located.

The remains will be taken to the Iowa Medical Examiner’s so authorities can figure out the identity of the deceased and the cause of death.

The Waterloo Police Department did not confirm what state these remains were in or if they suspect that this was the result of foul play.

Unsplash - David Von Diemar
Unsplash - David Von Diemar

What If I Have Information About The Case?

If you somehow have any information regarding this case, you are encouraged to contact the Waterloo Police Detective Division. 

You can do that by calling 319-291-4340 extension #3 or Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers 855-300-TIPS.

This is still a developing investigation. We will keep you updated as more details come out regarding this incident. The moment officials make the information open to the public, we will make sure to provide you with updates.

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