DEATH INVESTIGATION IN SHAMBAUGH CONTINUES
(SHAMBAUGH) Law enforcement continues to investigate the death of two Shambaugh, Iowa residents late last night.
The Iowa Department of Public Safety says at approximately 7:38 p.m. Wednesday, the Clarinda Dispatch Center received a call from 68-year-old Frank Harley McCoy of Shambaugh who indicated that he had killed his wife and was going to kill himself.
Local authorities requested assistance from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Law enforcement immediately responded to the McCoy residence at 506 2nd Street in Shambaugh. The home was secured and officers made multiple attempts to contact the occupants. When attempts at contact were unsuccessful, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa State Patrol, and Page County Sheriff’s Deputies formed and entry team and conducted a tactical entry into the home. Once inside, law enforcement discovered 68-year-old Karen K. McCoy and Frank McCoy dead.
Today, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Page County Sheriff’s Office, Page County Attorney, and the Clarinda Police Department continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the McCoy’s.
Autopsies are scheduled for today at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny.