Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

For immediate release: Alex Murphy

Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety

October 26, 2015
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Name Released in Benton County Homicide

BENTON COUNTY, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Benton County Sheriff’s Office can confirm the identity of the homicide victim on October 25, 2015, as Sabrina Christine Hustad, 25, formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She was found deceased when deputies arrived at the residence of David Miller, 3257 59th Street Trail Lot #4 Shellsburg, Iowa. 

Dr. Michele Catellier at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny, Iowa, is performing an autopsy on her body. At the time of this release, the autopsy was still ongoing and the results are unknown. 

David Miller, 31, is currently being housed in the Benton County Jail for Probation Violation and Theft 2nd Degree under Iowa Criminal code 7814.2(2). 

No additional facts, relating to the death of Hustad will be released at this time. 

Media Contact: Iowa DCI Special Agent in Chager (SAC) Richard Rahn at (563) 370-5109.

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

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