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  SAC Adam DeCamp

May 28, 2019



One Arrested Following Winterset Death Investigation

On May 27, 2019, at 11:09 p.m., Madison County 911 received a call of an unresponsive female at 121 E. Lane Street, Lot #1, in Winterset. Responding Winterset police officers found 23-year old Rosanna Otto deceased inside the home from an apparent gunshot wound. The Winterset Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation identified 25-year old Jerome “Jerry” Moyer, of Norwalk, as a suspect in the death of Ms. Otto. Mr. Moyer was arrested without incident by the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop. Mr. Moyer is in the Dubuque County Jail on the charge of Murder in the First Degree. Mr. Moyer will be transported to the Madison County Jail at a later date.

Questions on the investigation can be directed to SAC Adam DeCamp (515.250.4912).


Jerome Moyer
    Jerome "Jerry" Moyer

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

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