Cause of Death Released in Tama County Death Investigation

Date: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

On January 23, 2016, an autopsy was performed at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner by Julia Goodin, MD (Chief State Medical Examiner) on the body of Samantha Hansen, age 13.  The cause of death was determined to be from a close-range shotgun wound of the head.  The manner of death will be certified as accident.  

Printed from the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner website on March 25, 2017 at 2:29pm.