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US teenagers in Iowa 'find body on egg hunt'

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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.



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