AMES – An Iowa State student was found deceased on an apartment balcony and police are investigating.
On August 10, 2022, at 11:40 AM, Ames police were called to 425 Welch Ave. A resident in apartment 203 located a female who appeared to be deceased on her balcony. Officers responded and confirmed the female was deceased. She has been identified as Emma Timmer, 20, of Ames, an Iowa State University student. Emma resided in apartment 303. The department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding her death.
Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy conducted by the State Medical Examiner’s Office.
Ames Police continue to believe there is no threat to the community, however the case remains an active investigation.
The department is working with Iowa State University to provide services to affected students.
Anyone with information relating to this incident is encouraged to contact the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133 or the anonymous tip line, 515-239-5533.