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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Friday, July 26, 2013
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

DCI Investigating In-custody Death

Adel, IOWA --- On July 26, 2013 at approximately 1:00 PM the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office found inmate, 42 year old Leroy Mckinney, Jr., unresponsive in his jail cell.  All attempts to revive Mr. Mckinney were unsuccessful. 

Mckinney was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny were an autopsy is scheduled for Saturday July 27, 2013. 

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation with assistance from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation; however, no foul play is suspected at this time. 

Questions can be directed to Special Agent in Charge Michael Motsinger at 515-729-3706. 


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

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