Hampton Police Charge Suspect with 1st Degree Murder

Chief Robert Schaefer
Hampton Police Department

September 6, 2021

Ames, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being shared on behalf of the Hampton Police Department as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's assistance with a homicide investigation. 

Hampton PD Press Release

Hampton PD Photo


Link to Complaint and Affidavit - Count 1 - Murder 1st Degree Count 2 - Child Endangerment - Death




The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state. It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.