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For immediate release:  
Friday, January 10, 2014  
Des Moines, Iowa  

Arrest for Homicide by Vehicle
in Delaware County

Delaware County, IOWA -- On December 21, 2013, at approximately 2:09 a.m., Dean Dempster III was operating a 2006 Ford F250 on County Road D22/210th Street, east of Earlville, Iowa.  Dempster is alleged to of consumed several mixed drinks and beer at several Delaware County bars prior to losing control of the vehicle he was operating and as a result of the collision Brittany Honkomp was killed.  Dean Dempster III was arrested on Friday, January 10, 2014, for Homicide by Vehicle and is being held in the Delaware County Jail under $500,000.00 Bond. 




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