Missing woman's body found in Hiawatha


(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Police say a body found in a wooded area in Linn County is that of a woman missing since Sunday Morning. Cedar Rapids Police say the body of 54-year-old Sharon Hangartner was found just before 4 p.m. north of Clark Park in Hiawatha.

The body is being taken to the Iowa Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny for an autopsy.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding Hangartner’s death is ongoing, but police do not believe there is an active danger to the public.