March 13, 2023
From the Office of Sheriff Kevin Glendening:
On March 13, 2023 at 11:13a.m. the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a deceased individual being located on the outlying grounds of the Mediapolis Community School property. A Des Moines County Sheriff’s Deputy, who is the Mediapolis School Resource Officer, was on the scene immediately. Deputies and Investigators responded and identified the individual as a middle aged adult male. The incident is under investigation and there will be a high law enforcement presence in the area, however no direct or active threat to the school, students, or staff is believed to be present.