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Mason City police continue investigation into bones, clothing found on banks of Winnebago River

MASON CITY — The Mason City Police Department is continuing their investigation into possible human bones being found late last week.

The department’s Rich Jensen says on Thursday, a citizen located clothing and what they believed to be human bones on the shore of the Winnebago River near North Illinois Avenue. Officers responded to the scene and collected the bones and clothing and continued to search the area, finding additional bones.

The clothing and bones were taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny for further examination.

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