On 10-22-16 at or about 8:16 a.m., the Muscatine Police Department responded to Musser Park in the 800 Block of Oregon Street Muscatine Iowa for a report of an unidentified body being found inside of the public restroom.  Upon arrival, police located a deceased male who was later transported to Iowa City Iowa where an autopsy was performed.


Preliminary findings by the Muscatine Police Department indicated the death was caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  The University of Iowa Forensic Pathologist found no indication of foul play. The Muscatine Police Department wants to thank the public for providing information on this incident and citizens are always encouraged to report any suspicious activity they may observe.


Phil Sargent

Muscatine Police Department