DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified the man whose body was found earlier this week near the Des Moines River.
Police tell the Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/18RfxJL) that 51-year-old Jeffery Heaton likely died of natural causes, based on Polk County medical examiner reports.
Police Sgt. Jason Halifax says Heaton lived in a tent near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Euclid Avenue in a wooded area along the river.
Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com