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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Sunday, May 13, 2012
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Law Enforcement Investigating a Double Murder in Manchester

Manchester, IOWA --- This afternoon at 2:23 PM the Manchester Police Department responded to a 911 call from 109 Deann Drive in Manchester.  Upon arrival at the scene officers found two deceased individuals in the residence.

Law enforcement is seeking a person of interest in this case and are asking for the public's assistance in locating 17 year old Isaiah Sweet.  If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Sweet please contact the Manchester Police Department at (563) 927-3355.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is providing assistance in this investigation.  Also assisting is the Iowa State Patrol and Delaware County Sheriff's Office.

No additional details are being released at this time due to the ongoing nature of this investigation.


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

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