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Ottumwa-Area Death Ruled Homicide
OTTUMWA, IA (AP) -- The Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office says the death of a man who was found Monday at a rural residence just outside of Ottumwa will be ruled a homicide.
The director of forensic operations at the coroner's office in Ankeny says the cause of death is going to be certified as a gunshot wound of the neck/chest.
John Kraemer tells the Ottumwa Courier that based on the "circumstances and investigations," the death will be considered a homicide.
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said Wapello County Sheriff's Office deputies found 49-year-old Clinton Gus Leedom unresponsive from a gunshot wound early Monday morning.
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