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UPDATE: Iowa family of four found dead in Mexico

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CRESTON, IA (WHO) -

A family from Iowa on vacation in Mexico died and right now, no one knows why.

The Sharp family left their home in Creston, Iowa on March 15 for a vacation in Tulum, Mexico. 

The family was supposed to fly home on March 21 and go to a baseball game in Illinois the next night.

When they didn't show up, family members called police.

Creston police the family was found deceased in their condo in Mexico.

And that foul play is 'not' suspected at this time.

Autopsy results are pending.

The police chief says their whole community is hurting.

Chief Paul VerMeer, with the Creston Police Department said, "Creston is a very tight-knit community. We're a small community, 8,000 people. So everybody knows someone who knows the people involved. So, it's going to hurt for a while. But the community will come together. They'll support the family and they'll be able to get through it."

Further updates will be provided as they are made available.


Previous: CRESTON (WHO)- According to our NBC affiliate out of Des Moines, WHO, the Creston Police Department has confirmed that four members of a local family, that other family members say are missing in Mexico, have been added to a missing persons database.

Creston Police also confirmed they are working to get the State Department involved in the case to help locate the Sharp family.

A lady named Ashli Peterson made a Facebook post Thursday night asking for help to locate family members Kevin, Amy, Sterling, and Andrianna Sharp.

She goes on to say the family of four left the United States on March 15, 2018 on a destination to Tulum, Mexico. 

The post says they have not been in contact with family or friends since LAST Thursday night.

According to WHO, Peterson says the family’s social media accounts have been inactive and there hasn’t been any movement on their cellphones.

The post says missing persons reports have been filed with the U.S. Embassy in Mexico.

Again, click here to see the Facebook post. 

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