Iowa DCI confirm body found in Poweshiek County

Mollie Tibbetts. (photo courtesy Poweshiek County Emergency Services)

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has confirmed a body was found in rural Poweshiek County Tuesday morning.

Earlier reports suggest authorities believe it is missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. Her father told Fox News the body that was found was indeed Mollie.

Investigators have not confirmed that but do say they are working to confirm the identity of body.

A press conference is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m.

CBS2/FOX28 will stream it live here on our website and on our Facebook page.

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