Naked Man Leads to Suspicious Death Investigation in Linn County

Authorities are investigating a suspicious death in Linn County after a man was found walking naked down the road Friday morning.

Hiawatha Police say they received calls about a man walking naked in the 700 block of North Center Point Road. Police say the man was 32-year old Joseph Hubbard.

They began investigating, which led them to a welfare check at a home at 213 Sunset Lane in Hiawatha. That’s where they found a dead body identified as 56-year old Deborah Roman. Autopsy results are pending.

Meanwhile, Hubbard has been arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Arson, 3rd Degree Burglary and Assault Causing Bodily Injury.

Police say they do not believe the public is in danger at this time. The investigation continues.