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Burglary Update on Crestview Drive

DATE: January 21, 2011

           6:30 a.m.






BETTENDORF - The Bettendorf Police are continuing to investigate the burglary that occurred in the 2500 block of Crestview Drive in which two males forced entry into the residence.


Three males were transported from the scene by ambulance for treatment of injuries received during an altercation, which occurred at the residence.  One of the individuals who received multiple injuries, including a stab wound, died at the hospital.  An autopsy has been scheduled in Iowa City for later today to determine the cause of death.


The deceased has not been identified.  He is described as a white male, early to mid-twenties, medium built, with short brown hair. At this point in the investigation, it is believed the deceased is a suspect in the burglary. 


The second suspect fled the scene and has not been apprehended.


The Bettendorf Police are asking anyone with information to contact the department at 563-344-4015.