DCI and State Fire Marshal assist City of Clinton with Investigation

Kevin Gyrion
Chief of Police

March 26, 2022

Clinton, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being shared as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation and State Fire Marshal's assistance with this investigation.

On March 26, 2022 at 6:52 AM, the Clinton Police Department and Clinton Fire department responded to a call of fire/smoke at 78 31st Avenue North.  CFD extinguished the fire and one person was found deceased in the apartment

The incident remains under investigation by the Clinton Police Department, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations, Clinton County Sheriff’s office, Iowa State Fire Marshal, Clinton County Medical Examiner’s office and the Clinton County Attorney’s Office.


The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state. It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.