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Mason City man convicted of attempted murder after stabbing Manly man


This news story was published on April 21, 2019.
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NORTHWOOD – A Mason City man who committed a vicious stabbing in Northwood has been found guilty of attempted murder.

On June 02, 2018 at approximately 10:48 PM, the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 phone calls in reference to a stabbing that occurred at 607 7th Street N in Northwood. Upon arrival, deputies observed a victim, 25-year-old Andrew Nodtvedt of Manly, with multiple stab and slashing wounds. Andrew was transported to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa with non-life threatening wounds and has since been treated and released.

On June 4, 2018, 31-year-old Trapp Trotter turned himself in to authorities and was taken into custody on charges of Attempted Murder, Burglary in the First Degree, and Criminal Mischief. This is currently an ongoing investigation.

The Worth County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this matter by the Iowa State Patrol, Northwood Fire and Rescue, Mason City Ambulance, and Mercy Air Med.

A jury this week found Trotter guilty of felony B attempted murder and felony B first-degree burglary. He will be sentenced at a later date.

Trapp Leroy Trotter

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2 Responses to Mason City man convicted of attempted murder after stabbing Manly man

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    April 22, 2019 at 8:23 am

    So, watch a liberal judge give him probation.

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    April 21, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    So sad what is happening here in iowa. Minnesota too.