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Storm Lake Teen Dies from Apparent Suicide

February 24, 2020 3:26pm

A Storm Lake teen died last week of an apparent suicide.

This past Friday shortly before 5pm, Storm Lake Police Officers responded to 1200 Erie Street in regards to an unresponsive male. Upon arrival, officers located 16-year-old Kain Mendes of Storm Lake. Mendez was found dead from apparent self-inflicted injuries.

The investigation is ongoing by the Storm Lake Police Department, Buena Vista County Medical Examiner's Office, and the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office.