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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Cambridge, Iowa, woman murdered; husband in home with body for four days

  • A Cambridge, Iowa, woman was found murdered in her home April 14. Law enforcement reports her husband, who has been charged with first degree murder, had been in the home with the body for four days before officers responded to a welfare check and discovered the body.
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  • On April 14, 2014, at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Huxley, Iowa, Police Department responded to 117 Race Street in Cambridge, Iowa, in response to a welfare check.  Upon checking the residence, officers located a deceased female, age 49, in an upstairs bedroom.  The female had multiple gunshot wounds.
    A weapon matching the caliber of spent casings found near the body was located inside the residence.  The body was transported to the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny, Iowa.  The autopsy will be conducted today, April 15, 2014.
    On April 15, 2014, the suspect and husband of the victim, Jeremy Michael Cory, 44 years old, was arrested and charged with Murder in the First Degree.  Cory was arrested by members of the Huxley Police Department and agents with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.  The arrest of Cory occurred at the Huxley Police Department.  Cory was transported to the Story County Jail.
    The affidavit filed with the court reports that the defendant allegedly was in the home with the victim for the four days after her death The DCI agent reports the defendant was asked what had happened and the defendant allegedly answered "It didn't work out."
    The Huxley Police Department, MINE Task Force and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are continuing the investigation.

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