Document releases new details in Iowa boy’s death

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — A criminal complaint says a 17-year-old boy accused of killing a 5-year-old boy in western Iowa led family members to the body.

The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/15UscrI ) the complaint released Tuesday says Cody Metzker-Madsen led family members Saturday to Dominic Elkins’ body at the bottom of a rural Harrison County ravine.

Metzker-Madsen and Dominic had lived at the same foster home for nearly three weeks.

The complaint says Metzker-Madsen changed his story to deputies about what happened to Dominic. The complaint also says the teen had blood on his T-shirt.

The complaint says Dominic was found with multiple injuries to his head and torso. Autopsy results have not been released.

Metzker-Madsen has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder. Records do not list an attorney.

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Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com

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