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NW Iowa woman, baby found dead

Thursday, May 22, 2008

A woman and her baby have been found dead in a home in the western Iowa town of Schleswig. The Crawford County sheriff's office says a neighbor found 33-year-old Shannon Steinbach hanging in the basement around 7 p.m. on Monday. Her 4-month-old daughter, Hope, was found dead in an upstairs bathroom in about 5-6 inches of water. Investigators say the woman was supposed to pick up her husband from work. When she didn't show up, her husband called the neighbor. The acting sheriff said it appears to be murder-suicide, but an autopsy is pending.

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