Deceased Man Found Over The Weekend Identified

The Fort Dodge police have now released the identity of the man that was found Saturday afternoon near the little dam. 36 year old Boone resident Michael Whitaker was found Saturday about 300 feet from the little dam. The police dept located Whitaker’s body after responding to a call from a witness who reported seeing a deceased male. Whitaker’s death was an unattended death and Fort Dodge police said they do not suspect foul play. Whitaker’s body has been taken for autopsy and Fort Dodge police say they will make a reassessment after the autopsy results are in. The circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation.