April 17, 2023

Sidney, Iowa - At approximately 11:46 a.m., the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office along with the Sidney, Hamburg, and Tabor ambulances were dispatched to 508 Main St. in Sidney, Iowa, on a report of a stabbing that had just occurred.

Upon arrival, first responders located two males who had been stabbed.  One subject was transported to Grape Community Hospital in Hamburg, where they were later pronounced deceased.  The second subject was life flighted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska, with life threatening injuries.

Law enforcement wants the public to know there is no current threat to the community.  Anyone with information about the stabbing is requested to call either the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office at 712-374-2424 or the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at 712-322-1585.

This is an on-going criminal investigation, and no further details are being released at this time.  The names of the subjects are not being released at this time.


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.

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Des Moines IA 50319