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UPDATE: Mother of Killed Iowa Cousin Behind Bars
FAYETTE COUNTY, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) --UPDATE-- On 3/4/2014 the Fayette County Sheriffs Office conducted a search of the residence of Misty June Marie Morrissey "Cook" age 37 of West Union. After Morrissey was arrested yesterday on a pre-trial warrant deputies discovered that illegal narcotics may be at her residence. After a morning search deputies found the controlled substance methamphetamine and several items of drug paraphernalia. Morrissey was charged this morning with possession of methamphetamine third offence, a class D Felony and possession of drug paraphernalia. She remains in the Fayette County Jail awaiting a court appearance.
Misty Morrissey Cook is back behind bars today after violating her pre-trial release. Morrissey is the mother of Lyric Cook, one of the cousins who were kidnapped and later found dead in Black Hawk County. The release was revoked for several violations including use of controlled substances. Morrissey was originally arrested back in November for selling and possession of controlled substances. She is being held at the Fayette County Jail.