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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
January 8, 2015 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
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Marshalltown Officers' Actions found Justified

Des Moines, IOWA -- The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has completed its investigation of the officer involved shooting that occurred in Marshalltown on December 17, 2014. Marshall County Attorney Jennifer Miller has reviewed the results of that investigation and found that the use of deadly force by Officer Ramon Maxey and Officer Benjamin Scheevel against Andrew Worsfold was justified.  As a result of this review by Marshall County Attorney Miller, no criminal charges will be filed against the officers.  Please refer to the attached legal opinion.

Ruling from the Marshall County Attorney

 

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

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