UPDATE: Female Victim Named In Urbandale Homicide

Sgt. Chad Underwood
Urbandale Police Department

December 14, 2020

URBANDALE, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being distributed on behalf of the Urbandale Police Department as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's assistance to local authorities in this case.

Previous Press Release - Urbandale Police Department - December 13, 2020

Link to UPD press release 1

Link to UPD press release page 2


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