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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
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CHARGES FILED IN CLARINDA INMATE DEATH

Des Moines, IOWA --- Today charges were filed against four inmates currently serving time at the Clarinda Correctional Facility. The charges stem from their role in an assault, resulting in the death of inmate Alfred Eugene Myre, age 44, on June 14, 2010.

The following four inmates are charged with Murder in the Second Degree, a Class “B” Felony.  Click on each inmate’s name to view the complaint and affidavit.

Jeremy John McIntosh, age 27

-McIntosh is serving a ten year sentence for Theft First Degree from Pottawattamie County. This sentence began on September 30, 2009.

Jeremy John McIntosh
 
   

Martin Edward Dahlke, age 29

-Dahlke is serving a ten year sentence for Burglary Second Degree from Pottawattamie County. This sentence began on March 16, 2010.

Martin Edward Dahlke
   

Rolland William Jacobsen, age 31

-Jacobsen is serving a seven year sentence Theft Second Degree (2 counts) and Driving While Barred (2 counts) from Harrison and Monona Counties. This sentence began on October 22, 2009.

Rolland William Jacobsen
   

Richard Jason Martin, age 34

-Martin is serving a five year sentence for Prohibited Acts-w/o Prescription from Warren County. This sentence began on October 9, 2009.

Richard Jason Martin, Jr.

Myre was serving a fifty year prison sentence for Murder in the Second Degree from Pottawattamie County. This sentence began on September 5, 1991. Myre was transferred to the Clarinda Facility on May 14, 2010.  He was found dead by a correctional employee on June 14, 2010 in the yard area of the Clarinda Correctional Facility.  The results of an autopsy performed on June 15, 2010, at the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny, Iowa, show that Myre died from an assault. Myre had numerous internal injuries including a ruptured spleen, which was fatal.

The four inmates charged are currently being held at the Clarinda Correctional Facility.

It should be noted a criminal charge is merely an accusation and all suspects are considered innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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