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News Service

News Service:

Annette Hacker, director,
(515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

4-03-07

Contacts:

Gene Deisinger, ISU Police, (515) 294-4428

Annette Hacker, News Service, (515) 294-3720, annette@iastate.edu

Body discovered in Lake LaVerne; no positive identification yet

AMES, Iowa -- Officials who have been looking for missing Iowa State University student Abel Bolanos report that divers discovered a body in Lake LaVerne on campus at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday, April 3.

ISU Police Commander Gene Deisinger said that the body has not been positively identified.

"We have no information to date that foul play is involved," Deisinger added. "However, we have not examined the body yet. It will be some time as we continue processing the scene."

Bolanos, a 19-year-old sophomore from Rolling Meadows, Ill., has been missing since March 31.

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