(Des Moines) Drake University has confirmed that the man found dead in the Robert Creek Saturday night was a professor at the University.
Dean Allen Hoganson, a Professor Emeritus of Biology at Drake was found face down about 100-yards off shore. The Marion County Sheriffs’ Office says a 9-1-1 caller notified them about an unattended boat in the water and a man floating in the water. Rescue efforts to save Hoganson were unsuccessful.
No foul play is suspected. An autopsy is pending at the State’s Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny.
Iowa Radio Network
September 10, 2012