Body Found on South Side of Ottumwa

OTTUMWA-On Friday, March 17, 2017, at approximately 4:40 p.m., the Ottumwa Police Department responded to the area west of the 700 Block of South Webster, after a dead body was discovered in a creek.

The deceased male was identified as Jason Lee Seavey, age 41, of Ottumwa. Seavey’s remains were transferred to the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny, Iowa, for an autopsy.


OPD are currently conducting an investigation into the death.