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Blue Mound couple found dead in trailer

Updated: Oct 28

BLUE MOUND – Asked to conduct a welfare check at 115 E. Kansas Ave. in Blue Mound on Friday, Oct. 21, Linn County Sheriff’s deputies discovered the remains of two individuals located in a camper on the property.

The remains were later determined to be those of 47-year-old Amanda Johnson and 53-year-old Randall Smith, both of Blue Mound.

Linn County Sheriff Kevin Friend announced the discovery on Thursday, Oct. 27.

According to the sheriff, the cause of death is undetermined and under investigation, but no foul play is suspected. Further information will be released when available.

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