Authorities Seek Answers in Henry County Case


Authorities are still working the case of a deceased female that was discovered in rural Henry County this past August.

The body of 29-year-old Brandy Mae Shepherd-Margita of Anamosa was found in a field west of Wayland. Her remains were taken to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Ankeny for an autopsy. The manner and cause of death is undetermined. Toxicology tests are ongoing.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at (319) 385-2712.

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