In this file:

 

·         Murder at Eagle Grove Hog Plant

… a homicide at the Prestage meat processing plant…

 

·         Employee charged with murder in stabbing at Eagle Grove pork processing plant
… alleges Brown "did cut the throat of Wayne Allen Smith causing his death"…

 

·         Iowa DCI: Suspect in custody in deadly stabbing at meat processing plant

… “Deputies responded and located a deceased individual inside the employee locker room area within the plant. Deputies identified a suspect who is in custody,” DCI officials said through a news release…

 

 

Murder at Eagle Grove Hog Plant

 

The Belmond Indepndent (IA)

Feb 16, 2021

 

   The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation announced Tuesday morning Feb. 16 that it was looking into a homicide at the Prestage meat processing plant south of Eagle Grove.

 

  The DCI reported, “Deputies responded and located a deceased individual inside the employee locker room within the plant. Deputies identified a suspect who is in custody. The initial investigation revealed that the victim and suspect knew each other.”

 

  Wright County Sheriff Jason Schluttenhofer told KCCI-TV that the stabbing happened at about 5:40 a.m. Feb. 16...

 

more

http://www.belmondnews.com/news/murder-at-eagle-grove-hog-plant/article_b679ebf8-7097-11eb-957a-1361a39376f5.html

 

 

Employee charged with murder in stabbing at Eagle Grove pork processing plant

The Wright County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a stabbing around 5:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Prestage Farms.

 

Local 5 News (IA)

February 17, 2021

 

EAGLE GROVE, Iowa — An employee at a Wright County pork processing plant has been arrested and charged with stabbing a coworker to death, law enforcement announced Wednesday.

 

The Wright County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a stabbing around 5:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Prestage Farms plant in Eagle Grove, according to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

 

Deputies responded to find 50-year-old Wayne Smith dead inside the employee locker room. A suspect, 26-year-old Lukouxs Brown, was arrested and charged with Murder in the First Degree.

 

Both men are from Fort Dodge and worked at the plant.

 

A criminal complaint alleges Brown "did cut the throat of Wayne Allen Smith causing his death."

 

This incident remains under investigation with the Wright County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.," DCI said in a release...

 

more, including mug shot

https://www.weareiowa.com/article/news/local/death-at-prestage-farms-plant-eagle-grove-iowa-dci-wright-county-investigation/524-2b4cc9f8-1701-4d83-8319-87838dd47c06

 

 

Iowa DCI: Suspect in custody in deadly stabbing at meat processing plant

 

KCCI Des Moines (IA)

Feb 16, 2021

 

EAGLE GROVE, Iowa — Officials with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation have confirmed a homicide investigation is underway in Eagle Grove on Tuesday.

 

DCI officials said the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stabbing at Prestage Foods at 3813 Highway 12 near Eagle Grove.

 

“Deputies responded and located a deceased individual inside the employee locker room area within the plant. Deputies identified a suspect who is in custody,” DCI officials said through a news release. “The initial investigation revealed the victim and suspect knew each other.”

 

Wright County Sheriff Jason Schluttenhofer told KCCI the incident happened at about 5:40 a.m. and involved two white male employees in the locker room.

 

No names have been released in the incident. Deputies are not sure what led up to the stabbing, but they are investigating.

 

Plant officials shared the following release with KCCI:

 

more

https://www.kcci.com/article/iowa-dci-homicide-investigation-underway-at-eagle-grove-iowa-meat-processing-plant/35521285