Iowa Department of Public Safety
Larry L. Noble, Commissioner
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

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John F. Quinn, Director

For immediate release:  
Saturday, January 16, 2010  
Des Moines, Iowa  


Leon, IOWA --- On Saturday, January 16, 2010, at 1207a.m., the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting at 305 South Main Street in Leon.  Decatur County Deputies and Leon Police Officers responded and found two (2) adults deceased inside the home.  There were no signs of forced entry into the home.

The deceased were identified as Ashley Singh, 20, and Brandan Broich, 21, the occupants of 305 South Main Street.  Both Singh and Broich died from apparent gunshot wounds.  No one else was injured in the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Leon Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation.

No further information is available at this time pending results of autopsies which will be conducted by the State Medical Examiner. 

The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is handling media inquiries and can be reached at  (641) 446-4111.


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