Murder http://tspr.org en Fort Madison Man Accused of Murder http://tspr.org/post/fort-madison-man-accused-murder <p>Lenard Polhans, 42, of Fort Madison has been charged with First Degree Murder in connection with the death of Marvin Sutton, 35, of Burlington over the weekend. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:37:35 +0000 Jason Parrott 54246 at http://tspr.org Fort Madison Man Accused of Murder IA Appeals Court Upholds Murder Conviction http://tspr.org/post/ia-appeals-court-upholds-murder-conviction <p>The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the 1st degree murder conviction handed down to a Keokuk man in 2012. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:25:21 +0000 Jason Parrott 47418 at http://tspr.org IA Appeals Court Upholds Murder Conviction Violent Crimes in the Tri States http://tspr.org/post/violent-crimes-tri-states <p>Authorities have arrested a man for a shooting death in Galesburg, two men face charges related to a sexual assault in Macomb, and the investigation continues into an assault in Keokuk. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:32:50 +0000 Rich Egger & Jason Parrott 30419 at http://tspr.org Violent Crimes in the Tri States Pitman Guilty of First Degree Murder http://tspr.org/post/pitman-guilty-first-degree-murder <p>Adam Pitman, 24, of Keokuk has been found guilty of one count of 1st Degree Murder.&nbsp;</p><p>He was accused of choking his mother, Rosa Pitman, 46, to death in her home at 1602 Concert Street in Keokuk in the early morning hours of August 30, 2011.</p><p>An autopsy revealed Rosa Pitman died of asphyxiation due to a combination of strangulation and suffocation.</p><p>1st Degree Murder carries a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:56:49 +0000 Jason Parrott 18364 at http://tspr.org Pitman Guilty of First Degree Murder Pitman Murder Trial : Day 4 http://tspr.org/post/pitman-murder-trial-day-4 <p>The fourth day of the murder trial of Keokuk resident Adam Pitman again wrapped up early due to just one witness being on the docket.</p><p>Judge Cynthia Danielson is presiding over the case at the South Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk.</p><p>Pitman is accused of killing his mother, Rosa Pitman, in her home in the early morning hours of August 30, 2011.&nbsp; He allegedly confessed to the crime after being pulled over for a traffic violation several hours later.</p><p>1st Degree murder carries a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.</p><p></p><p>WITNESS</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 04:14:12 +0000 Jason Parrott 18263 at http://tspr.org Pitman Murder Trial : Day 4