The Johnson County Sheriff's Office found the deceased body of a white, female in the Iowa River near Hills on Friday, April 14, 2017 while continuing to assist in the search for the missing woman Katherine J. Brooker. 

The Johnson County Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the body as Katherine J. Brooker. The investigation remains ongoing and the Iowa City Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding Booker’s disappearance and subsequent death.  

There are no further details to release at this time.

Date of publication

Monday, April 17, 2017