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Suspicious death investigation underway in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) -- The Cedar Rapids Police Department received a request for a welfare check of a man who could not be reached along B Avenue NW earlier today.

When a police officer arrived, they saw through a window that a man was laying on the floor inside the home.

After the officer entered the home, it was determined the man was dead.

A representative from the Linn County Medical Examiner's Office arrived on scene a short time later. The circumstances of the man's death are considered suspicious.

This is an active investigation.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.

The victim will be transported to the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny for an autopsy. 

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