Investigators have identified a man whose remains were found at the vacant No Frills Supermarket in Council Bluffs on January 24th as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada of Council Bluffs.

The identification follows receipt of information by Council Bluffs Police from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Criminalistics Lab regarding the case.

On November 28th of 2009, Murillo’s parents reported him to be missing after he became upset and ran out of their home. He was 25 years old at the time of that report.

Larry was employed at No Frills Supermarket at the time of his disappearance. The autopsy indicated no signs of trauma to Murillo.

In speaking to former employees of No Frills, it was common for workers to be on top of the coolers, as the space was utilized for storage of goods. Investigators believe that Murillo went to the store after leaving his home and climbed on top of the coolers, where he fell into an approximate 18” gap between the back of the cooler and a wall, getting trapped.

The case is being closed and classified as an accidental death.

Related: Third body discovered at destroyed mobile home in LaRue County

Police are investigating after three people were found dead in the area of a burned-down mobile home in LaRue County.

WLKY Chopper HD flew over the scene Monday on River Road near Gray Road.

The mobile home appeared to be completely leveled by fire and continued to smolder.

Police said they were called to the area to respond to reports of shots fired.

“It’s my understanding the original call was a shots fired complaint. As far as who called it in, I’m not sure,” Kentucky State Police Trooper Peter Binkley said.

When police arrived, they found a person dead in the scorched mobile home and a woman dead in a nearby car. A third body was discovered as the investigation progressed.

Right now, officials are calling this a death investigation.

Troopers have not said how the people died.

“It would be premature for me to speculate on that at this time due to the nature of the scene and it is an ongoing investigation,” Binkley said.

The investigation led police to a Louisville home on Ashby Lane on Monday night. KSP and the Louisville Metro Police Department are processing a second scene at the location.

The victims’ identities are being withheld until an autopsy can be performed.


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