(Waterloo) The father of one of the two Iowa cousins found dead following their disappearance last summer is facing new drug charges.
Thirty-six-year-old Daniel Morrissey, of Waterloo, is charged with trying to make methamphetamine and simulated meth sometime between December 1 and his February 11, arrest for failing to comply with conditions of his pretrial release.
Morrissey’s daughter Lyric Cook, disappeared with her cousin Elizabeth Collins, while riding bikes in Evansdale last July. Their bodies were found in December in remote, wooded area 25-miles away.
Morrissey pleaded guilty to seven meth and marijuana felonies in early April and is already facing significant prison time. He made an initial appearance on Friday and could face and enhanced sentence on the charges because of his record.
April 1, 2013