On 10/22/2016 at approximately 7:45pm the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office received a report of human remains in a cornfield east of Whitten. Preliminary information indicates that the remains may be that of Ian Aiken. Aiken was reported missing to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office on 08/23/2016, from his residence in Whitten.
Further information may be released pending autopsy results, the incident remains under investigation. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations, Hardin County Emergency Squad.
Hardin County Sheriff’s Office