Police ID man found dead in Marshalltown house

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man found dead inside a Marshalltown house.

Marshalltown police say 59-year-old David James Warnell, of Garwin, was killed Tuesday. He was fatally shot in the head.

Two men have been charged in the slaying. Online court records say 30-year-old Jeremy Gartin is charged with first-degree murder and carrying a concealed weapon. Fifty-five-year-old Max Nelson Jr. is charged with theft, abuse of a corpse and being an accessory.

Both men were initially detained as material witnesses. They are from Marshalltown.

Nelson and Gartin remain in custody. Online records don’t list the name of Gartin’s attorney. Nelson’s attorney didn’t immediately return a call Thursday from The Associated Press.

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