Body Found in Algona Identified



Authorities have identified a body that was found on high school grounds in Algona early Friday morning. Officials say 23 year-old Algona resident Shane Lee Ballenger was found dead at around 1:30am Friday, causing Algona school officials to call off school for the day due to the police investigation. Ballenger is believed to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and an autopsy scheduled for today could confirm that. No foul play is suspected. According to police and school officials, no staff or students were involved in the finding of Ballenger's body. Ballenger was a 2008 Algona High School graduate.

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