Suspect in Ringgold County murder found dead

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January 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The suspect in this morning’s murder near Mount Ayr is apparently dead. According to scanner traffic, the suspect’s vehicle was discovered on Interstate 29 northbound in Fremont County, near mile marker 8. The Medical Examiner on scene has identified the victim in the vehicle as 40-year old Robert Taylor, who apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Taylor was wanted for first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of 45-year old Lori Yeager.

The scene is being cordoned-off until investigators with the Iowa DCI can arrive.  Additional details will be released as they become available.