A body has been found near the Marion High School. Neighbors say the body is halfway between the high school and an athletic field. Police won’t release details this morning, but the medical examiner is on the scene.
Police have strung crime-scene tape around the area and they’re limiting access to the school grounds. The Marion football team’s practice has been moved to another location. The Cedar Rapids Gazette is reporting the body is male. According to K-C-R-G television, police have told the station’s reporters that authorities have initiated a "death investigation."