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Missing Hunter’s Death Ruled a Homicide
APPANOOSE COUNTY, Iowa -- The death of a hunter who was found in rural Appanoose County last weekend is being investigated as a homicide. 31-year-old Curtis Ross of Cedar Falls was reported missing on Saturday. A body was found a short time later on public hunting land near Lake Rathbun. An autopsy is being performed today by the State Medical Examiner though authorities say their initial findings have lead them to label the death a homicide.