WATERLOO – Two Waterloo teens are charged with murder after a man was found shot in the head this past December.
On Monday, December 11th, 2017 Waterloo Police were sent to 121 Courtland on report of a burglary. Upon their arrival they found Cedric R. Craft age 39 suffering from a fatal gunshot wound to the head. An autopsy was performed by the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s office and determined that Craft died of a single gunshot wound and the death was ruled a homicide. Through the investigation it was determined that Craft was killed during a robbery.
On Thursday, August 30th, 2018 Waterloo Police located and arrested Quintarius L. Brown, age 17 and Terrion L. Gamblin, age 15. Brown was charged in adult court with 1st Degree Murder and 1st Degree Robbery, and is being held at the Black Hawk County Jail. Per State Law, due to Gamblin being under 16 years of age, he is charged in juvenile court with 1st Degree Murder and 1st Degree Robbery and is being held at the Black Hawk County Detention Center. These charges are in connection with the death of Cederic R. Craft.
This has been an extensive investigation, Waterloo Police say, and they indicated they appreciate the cooperation they have received from the public. This remains an active investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Waterloo Police Department.