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Body Discovered Sunday in Mason City Believed to be Missing Charles City Man

A body discovered on the south side of Mason City Sunday is believed to be that of a man reported missing last month.

The Mason City Police Department says officers responded to a wooded area near 29th Street and South Washington Avenue, just east of Highway 65, following a report from a citizen finding a body. Officers believe the deceased person is 38-year-old Travis Alan Kummer, who was reported missing by a family member on February 18th.  Kummer, originally from Charles City, was last seen in Mason City on February 11th.

Authorities say an autopsy will be performed at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner.

At the time Kummer was reported missing, MCPD said no foul play was suspected. Anyone with information about Kummer’s disappearance is asked to call the Mason City Police  Department at 641-421-3636. 

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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