Decorah teen found dead at bottom of hill

DECORAH, Iowa – Investigators say they found the body of one Decorah teen lying at the bottom of the hill below the overlook at Palisades Park.

Late Friday night, reports from police say 16 year-old Kellie Sharp of Decorah was found dead at the bottom of the hill at Palisades Park and may have fallen to her death.

The investigation is ongoing and an official cause of death will be pending the result of the autopsy by the State of Iowa Medical Examiners Office.

The Decorah Police Department was assisted by the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office, Winneshiek Medical Center Paramedic Service, The Decorah Fire Department and the Iowa State Patrol.

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