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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
July 1, 2016 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Suspect, Officers Identified in Fort Madison Robbery, Shooting

FORT MADISON, Iowa--The individual/decedent involved in the June 29, 2016 bank robbery at the Fort Madison Bank and Trust Co. has been identified as Lafayette A. Evans, 37, of Nashville, Tennessee. 

Preliminary results of the autopsy revealed Evans died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. 

The officers involved in the shooting are:  Officer Dave Doyle, an eleven (11) year veteran of the Fort Madison Police Department and Officer Corey Brown, a three (3) veteran of the Fort Madison Police Department.  Both Officer Doyle and Officer Brown remain on administrative leave pending the investigation. 

The investigation continues and no further information will be released at this time.

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

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