Police investigation on westbound I-80 jams traffic after body found on freeway

DAVENPORT (Bettendorf Growl) — Police activity on the westbound I-80 jammed traffic near the I-280 interchange, Thursday morning. 

At about 9:15 a.m., police were called to investigate a body found near the Wisconsin Avenue overpass on I-80.

The Davenport Police Department, Scott County Sheriff's Department, the Iowa State Patrol, and Iowa Department of Transportation assisted in the investigation.

As of 11:50 a.m., all of the westbound I-80 was reopened to traffic. 

Anyone with information is urged to call the Davenport Police Department at 563 326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip through the CityConnect app.

Continue to follow the Bettendorf Growl for developments in this breaking story. 


  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter App Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Snapchat Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • email logo