Police investigate suspicious death in Burlington


UPDATE: The victim in this case has been identified as Julian Douglas Menke, age 32 of Burlington. According to the Burlington Police Department, the case is being investigated as a homicide. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death.

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) – Burlington police are investigating what they believe to be a suspicious death.

At approximately 4:45 pm on October 7, emergency crews arrived at 207 South 8th in response to reports of a possible deceased person. Officers did find a deceased male in the residence upon arrival.

Detectives evaluated the death and determined it to be suspicious in nature. Burlington officials have requested the assistance of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Iowa DCI Crime Lab.

Police say they will release information on the victim after the notification of next of kin has been completed. Details about the incident will be released as they become available.

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