Henry County, IA: Dead body found in field, what we know

HENRY COUNTY, Iowa- The Henry County Sheriff says they found a body out in a field.

Police say on August 9, around 12:04 p.m. they were notified of a body in a field near the 1200 grid of Highway 78, west of Wayland.

During the investigation, police identified the person as a 29-year-old woman named Brandy Mae Sheperd-Margita from Anamosa, Iowa.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

Police say there is no risk to the public

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