An emergency call to police in southeast Iowa has led to the arrest of a man on a murder charge. Fort Madison Police Chief Bruce Niggemeyer says around two o’clock Sunday morning, the police department received a 9-1-1 call from a home for unknown reasons.
When officers arrived, they found 52-year-old Clarence Eugene Overhulser in need of medical attention. Officers then determined that an argument and altercation had occured between Overhulser and 39-year-old Christopher Cleve Seigfried.
Overhulser was transported to the Fort Madison Community Hospital and later to the Iowa City hospitals. Overhulser has since died. Seigfried has been charged with murder in the 1st degree, a class a felony and is being held in the Lee County Jail. Police have declined to release further details at this time pending the outcome of an autopsy.