Languages
Page last updated at 01:05 GMT, Sunday, 4 April 2010 02:05 UK

US teenagers in Iowa 'find body on egg hunt'

Map

Two US teenagers on an Easter egg hunt have found a body in a park, police say.

The two found the man's body after they wandered away from their younger siblings on the hunt in Des Moines, Iowa.

Police Sgt Chris Scott said the teenagers came across the man's body in a wooded area of Beaverdale Park on Saturday morning.

About 100 children were taking part in the annual event.

Foul play is not suspected, police say, and an autopsy is planned for early next week, KCCI News in Des Moines reported.

The name of the man, whose body was found at around 1000 (1500 GMT), has not been released while the family is being informed.

Police would neither confirm nor deny reports that the body had been found hanging from a tree.



Print Sponsor


RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific