Marshalltown Police report that on Friday, March 17, 2023, at 4:03pm, law enforcement responded to 618 West Boone Street in Marshalltown after receiving a 911 call reporting someone had been injured at this location and was not breathing. Upon arrival, officers found a 27-year-old male who was deceased. The victim has been identified as Isaiah Montell Forest of Marshalltown. On March 18, an autopsy of the victim was performed by the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner. The autopsy revealed the victim died as the result of a gunshot wound.
On Sunday, March 19, law enforcement arrested Amarrion Demeir Isom, age 20. Mr. Isom is currently being held in the Marshall County Jail. Mr. Isom has been charged with Murder in the First Degree (Class A Felony).