Police release identity of body found near Beach Ottumwa

Clayton Davidson with his two children.
Clayton Davidson with his two children.(Rebecca Page)
Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 1:58 PM CDT
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Police have confirmed the deceased male pulled from the water near the south end of the lagoon as Clayton G. Davidson, age 37, of Knoxville, Tennessee.

On Friday, September 3rd, an autopsy was conducted on the male at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny, Iowa. Police say no trauma was observed on the male that would have caused death.

The investigation has identified that Davidson did have relatives in the Ottumwa area. Rebecca Page, who shares two children with Davidson, says she is looking for answers.

She shared with KYOU, his connections with Ottumwa were only family ties saying that his mother used to live in the area, as well as his uncle and cousin.

If anyone has information regarding Davidson, they are requested to contact the Ottumwa Police Department at 641-683-0661.

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