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Police identify man found outside Cedar Rapids overflow shelter

CRPD investigating death in southwest Cedar Rapids. (CBS2/FOX28)

Cedar Rapids Police have identified a man that was found dead outside of a shelter Sunday afternoon.

Officers were called to 505 33rd Ave SW at 2:45 pm Sunday afternoon. The building is being used as an overflow homeless shelter.

The man found has been identified as 77-year-old Joseph Botello.

Police are labeling his death as "unattended."

An autopsy is being conducted to find the cause and manner of death.

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