Iowa Department of Public Safety
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Des Moines, Iowa 50319

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March 10, 2017


Clinton Double Death Investigation

DES MOINES, Iowa –  On March 6th, 2017 at 3:08 p.m., the Clinton Police Department responded to a report of an unresponsive person at 114 N. 5th Street.  Upon investigation, officers discovered two adult males, both deceased, inside the residence.  The deceased were transported to the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner, where autopsies were conducted.  The Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner has confirmed the identification of both individuals.

They deceased have been identified as follows:

  1.  Kevin James Lambert, Age 57
     Clinton, IA  52732

  2. Steven James Cox, Age 60
    Clinton, IA  52732

The case is being investigated as a homicide and remains under investigation by the Clinton Police Department, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations, and the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner.  Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Clinton Police Department at 563-243-1458 or they may report their information to the Clinton County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-883-8015. 

Released to Local Media by Capt. William H. Greenwalt, Clinton Police Department, on 03/10/17 (Updated Media Release from 03/06/2017)

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

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