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

November 10, 2015
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Iowa DCI Investigating Death in Pomeroy

POMEROY, Iowa -- Around 2AM, Tuesday, November 10, 2015, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office was called to 205 2nd Street in Pomeroy, Iowa, on a subject with a gunshot wound.

Once deputies arrived on scene they located a deceased male subject. The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating with the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office.

No arrest has been made in this case at this time and authorities do not believe the public is in any danger. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.  The Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny will perform an autopsy on the victim.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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

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