Updated: Four Arrested and Charged in Osceola deaths, Names released

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Updated 1/27/15

The Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner has identified the two victims of the double homicide in Osceola.  They are: Erick Reyna, 22, of Osceola, Iowa, and Noe Flores Rascon, 27, of Osceola, Iowa.

The Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner has also confirmed both deaths as homicides.

Original Coverage

Osceola, IOWA — On Saturday, January 24, 2015, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Osceola Police Department received a report of two (2) persons who had gone missing during the evening hours on Friday, January 23, 2015.

After further investigation, the two missing persons were located in a vehicle at 1305 255th Avenue, Osceola, in rural northern Clarke County, deceased.  Initially, it appears that both victims died of gunshot wounds.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of the family.  Autopsies are being planned for Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner, in Ankeny.

The following individuals have been charged in this case:

Richard Ryan Lamb Carson, 38 years of age, from Osceola.
Charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Murder.

Lynn Ranean Sutton, 47 years of age, from Osceola.
Charged with 1 count of Accessory After the Fact.

Tracy Kay Johnson, 43 years of age, from Osceola.
Charged with 1 count of Accessory After the Fact.

Christopher Martin Elben, 42 years of age, from Osceola.
Charged with 1 count of Accessory After the Fact.

The investigation is on-going; however, it appears this is an isolated incident and the public is not in danger.
The Osceola Police Department is being assisted by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI).