Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico

41 his wife Amy Marie Sharp 38 Sterling Wayne Sharp 12 and Adrianna Marie Sharp 7 are

Courtesy Sharp Family

Four members of an Iowa family were found dead in Mexico after they were reported missing just after midnight Friday.

On Friday, Mexican officials said there was no sign of foul play in the deaths.

The family - Kevin Wayne Sharp, 41, Amy Marie Sharp, 38, Sterling Wayne Sharp, 12, and Adrianna Maria Sharp, 7 - were visiting Mexico on vacation when family members got anxious.

Photos released by the office showed investigators in anti-contamination suits and firefighters with air tanks examining gas connections to a stove in the condo in Tulum. A family member had posted on Facebook on Thursday that the Sharps left for Tulum on March 15.

When police went to do a welfare check, they found the parents and their two children deceased inside of thee condo. They were staying in a rental house they found through a vacation rental company.

Beth Fry said Kevin was a salesman for family beer distributor, Southwest Distributing Co, while Amy worked for a dental-claims specialist.

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The sharp family was known to be tight-knit and loved Iowa Speedway racing events.

Then, the family failed to attend a basketball game Wednesday night in Danville, Illinois - a game Weland said the family was looking forward to.

Peterson said that friends and family had been in contact with the condominium complex where the Sharps were staying in last two days.

Harris said the Sharp family was tightly knit. "Out of respect for the family during this hard time, we have no further comment".

"Everything they did, they did as a family", Harris said. Kevin messaged back, saying the plans for the project looked great and he was traveling to Mexico.

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