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Autopsy results released in IA state park triple homicide case
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Autopsy results released in IA state park triple homicide case

IA triple homicide autopsy results revealed. Suspected perpetrator’s death ruled a suicide.

Where: IA

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On August 4th, the IA Department of Public Safety provided an update on the autopsy results of a triple homicide that occurred at the Maquoketa Caves State Park campground.
On July 22nd, officials were notified of a triple homicide at the state park. Authorities found the bodies of three deceased victims along with one of the man who is suspected to be the perpetrator.
The victims were identified as Tyler Schmidt, 42, Sarah Schmidt, 42, and Lula Schmidt, age 6. Tyler Schmidt had a gunshot wound and “multiple sharp force injuries.”
Sarah Schmidt also had “multiple sharp force injuries.” Lula Schmidt died from a gunshot wound and strangulation.
The fourth person was identified as Anthony Sherwin, 23, whose death was ruled a suicide from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. While the investigation is ongoing, authorities believe Sherwin was “the perpetrator of the homicides and acted alone.”

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