Body Found in Rural Dakota County ID'd as Missing Iowa Woman

Updated: 04/08/2014 8:15 PM
Created: 04/08/2014 8:14 PM
By: Cassie Hart

A Minnesota medical examiner has identified the body of a missing Iowa woman found in a rural area of Dakota County over the weekend.
The Hennepin County medical examiner's office identifies the body as that of 29-year-old Carrie Elaine Olson of Davenport, Iowa.
Olson was reported missing in Davenport. Her body was found Saturday evening in a vacant lot near Hastings in Dakota County.
The medical examiner says the cause of her death is pending further investigation.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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