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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Sunday, January 8, 2012 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Law Enforcement Conduct Death Investigation in Huxley

Huxley, IOWA --- On Saturday, January 7, 2012 the Huxley Police Department received a phone call in reference to a welfare check on a 22 year old female.  Huxley Police responded to 514 W. Main Ave, Apt. B, in Huxley and learned that the female in question had given birth to twins at her residence. The twins did not survive.  The female was taken to a local hospital. 

Autopsies will be conducted on Monday at the State Medical Examiner’s Office. No additional information will be released until the autopsies have been completed.

This investigation is being conducted by the Huxley Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

For questions, contact SAC Mike Motsinger at (515) 729-3706.

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

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