Name of Kossuth County Victim Released and Suspect Detained

Mike Krapfl
Special Agent in Charge

December 4, 2019

KOSSUTH County, Iowa -- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). This is a press release from the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office. The DCI is assisting with this investigation.

Kossuth County Sheriff's Office Press Release Providing New Information - December 4, 2019

Initial Kossuth County Sheriff's Office Press Release - December 4, 2019


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