Authorities investigate suspicious northwest Iowa death

Authorities are investigating a suspicious death in a home that caught fire in northwestern Iowa.

The Sioux City Journal reports that the home that burned Sunday was owned by David Davenport, a longtime real estate agent and developer who died of a stroke Friday at the age of 66.

Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew declined to offer additional information about the investigation. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is also looking into the matter.

Sergeant Bluff and Sioux City firefighters responded to the fire at 8:30 a.m. on the outskirts of Sioux City.

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