Remains Identified

On Monday March 4, 2024, at approximately 12:17 PM Waterloo Police Officers were made aware of possible human remains located at the Waterloo Waste Treatment Plant located in at 2550 Kenyon Ave.  Waterloo Patrol Officers arrived and were directed into an area, where they were discovered.  Waterloo Police Detectives and Lab personnel were called into assist.  The remains were be taken to the Iowa Medical Examiner’s office for identification and a cause of death.  The Iowa Medical Examiners Office has positively identified the remains as 52 yrs. old Darrin Lenton, who was reported missing on July 10, 2021. The Iowa Medical Examiner’s Office is still conducting further testing, but no foul play is suspected.  This is an active case and if you have any information you are asked to contact the Waterloo Police Detective Division 319-291-4340 #3 or Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers 855-300-TIPS.

Capt. Jason Feaker

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Waterloo Police Department
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Waterloo, Iowa 50703

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