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UPDATE: Dubuque Police identify 80-year-old in ‘suspicious death’ investigation

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UPDATE: Dubuque Police have identified an 80-year-old woman found dead at 2185 Clarke Drive Thursday evening as Berniece M. Williamson.

While police are calling this a suspicious death, they responded to a medical emergency around 4:45 Thursday evening. Investigators continue to conduct interviews and follow up on leads. No further details are being released at this time.


ORIGINAL STORY: DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) -- On Thursday evening Dubuque authorities responded to a medical assist and found an 80-year-old woman dead. In a release, Dubuque Police are calling the death suspicious.

Police and fire crews responded to 2185 Clarke Drive around 4:45 p.m. The name of the woman is being withheld until next of kin is notified, and may be released within the next several days.

While police are calling this a suspicious death, they did respond to a medical emergency, and further details on what happened are currently unavailable.

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