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DCI: Keokuk Man Accused of Killing Mother

Feb 1, 2017

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has identified the victim of a homicide in Keokuk as Lori Williams, 54, of 222 Concert Street.  Keokuk police found Williams' body in her home Monday morning.

Her son, Devan Williams, 23, was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with First Degree Murder. The DCI said in a statement released Wednesday morning that Devan Williams was living with his mother at the time of her death.

The agency said autopsy results are pending, adding that the cause of death would not be released until those results are known.

The Keokuk Police Department said Williams' death is considered an isolated event.