Benjamin Gonzalez Arrested In Mason City Homicide

Jeff Brinkley
Mason City Police Chief

April 6, 2021

MASON CITY, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is provided on behalf of the Mason City Police Department as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's on-going investigation of this case. 

Previous press release - April 2, 2021 - Mason City

Link to Mason City Press Release





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