LeClaire Daycare Provider Charged With First-Degree Murder In Infant Death

Shane Themas
LeClaire Police Chief

April 16, 2021

LECLAIRE, 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. 

Link to LeClaire press release.


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