(Des Moines) The Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office with the assistance of the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation has confirmed the identification of the body discovered in Boone County Friday.
Dr. Julia Goodwin, Chief Medical Examiner says an autopsy confirmed that the body is that of 15-year-old Kathlynn Shepard. Goodwin says her death was caused by multiple sharp and blunt forced injuries.
The manner of death will be certified as a homicide.
June 10, 2013