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

ISP Logo

For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
February 1, 2017
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Victim Identified in Keokuk Homicide

KEOKUK, Iowa – Lori Lynn Williams, 54, has been identified as the victim of the homicide currently being investigated by the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Keokuk Police Department.  Williams is the mother of the suspect, Devan Williams, and both resided at 222 Concert Street.  Autopsy results are pending and until the results are known, no additional information will be provided as to the cause and manner of death.  The investigation is ongoing. 

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

Previous Related Press Release: January 30, 2017

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

                                                                            Facebook        Twitter

To enroll in the DPS E-mail Notification system simply log on to and follow the instructions to enroll as a new user.