(KCEN) - According to McGregor city officials, their financial director Brent Bower was found dead Thursday evening from an apparent suicide.
Very little information is being released, but the City Manager Kevin Evans sent this statement on Friday:
"It is never easy to lose a friend, much less a family member. We at the City of McGregor have lost both. City Finance Director Brent Bower ended his life Thursday evening, September 12. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and we ask that you respect the privacy of his family during this time of mourning."
On Friday the McGregor City Hall remained closed. According to the City's website Bower was in charge of the City's finances and payroll.