Arrest warrant issued in double-murder

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An arrest warrant has been obtained in connection with a double-murder in Clinton last March, brining to a close an 18-month investigation. 

Steven Armstead, 48, of Clinton is being charged with two counts of first degree murder, a Class A felony, after the deaths of Kevin Lambert, 59, and Steven Cox, 61, on March 5, 2017.

Armstead is currently being held at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, Iowa, on an unrelated charge.

Bond totals $2 million.

Police identify two bodies found in Clinton

March 10, 2017

CLINTON, Iowa – Police have identified two men found dead in Clinton.

On Monday afternoon police responded to a report of a person unresponsive in the 100 block of North 5th Street.

When officers arrived they found two men inside the home, dead.

The men have been identified as Kevin Lambert and Steven Cox.

The case is still under investigation as a homicide.  If you have any information about the deaths of Lambert and Cox you are asked to call the police department at 563-243-1458 or Clinton County Crime Stoppers at 888-883-8015.

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