CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Iowan to Plead Guilty in Hatchet Slaying

FORT DODGE, IA (AP) -- A woman accused in the hatchet slaying of a Fort Dodge man is expected to plead guilty after making a deal with prosecutors.

The Messenger reports that prosecutor Cori Kuhn Coleman won't say publicly what the plea agreement with Holly Ekstrom includes, but Coleman did say Ekstrom will file a written plea and be sentenced on July 7.

Ekstrom and Ronald Dilley were charged with killing 22-year-old Steven Fisher on July 6 last year. Fisher's body was found in a ditch by an Otho farmer on July 10.

Dilley told a judge that he hit Fisher four times in the head with a hatchet after Fisher made an upsetting comment.

Dilley is serving 50 years in prison.

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times

Sponsored content