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Reward offered for clues in death of Webster City man



This news story was published on October 11, 2018.
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WEBSTER CITY – Police in Webster City are seeking clues after a man was found dead under possibly suspicious circumstances.

On October 9th, 2018 at about 9:18 AM, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was called to 724 Kendall Young Road for a welfare check. Upon arrival, deputies located a deceased male at the residence. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting the Hamilton County Sheriffs Office with the death investigation.

The deceased male has been identified as Gregory Allen Pekkala, 59 from Webster City. An online search shows that Pekkala was a nurse anesthetist and connected to an advanced pain clinic serving the area.  The body has been sent to the State Medical Examiners’ Office for an autopsy to be performed In the interest of public safety there is no reason to believe that there is an ongoing threat to the citizens of the county.

Anyone with information regarding activity at 724 Kendall Young Road is asked to call the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office at 515-832-9500.

Hamilton County Crime stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest of a suspect.  Authorities are asking anyone with information about activity at the residence to call the sheriff’s office at 515-832-9500. Tipsters can anonymously report information to Crime Stoppers by calling 515-832-8437 or filling out an online form.

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One Response to Reward offered for clues in death of Webster City man

  1. Bill Ames Reply Report comment

    November 21, 2018 at 10:05 am

    WTF does “at about 9:18 (et al) mean” ? “9:18” sounds like a PRECISE time to me.