Two young women in southwest Iowa face charges in connection with the weekend stabbing death of a young man. Authorities in Fremont County charged 17-year-old Jennifer Lee Tierney, of Hamburg, with second-degree murder, and 18-year-old Cayla Cheree Binder, of Sidney, with going armed with intent and accessory after the fact, in connection with the death of 19-year-old Douglas Mitchell Brake, of Sidney.
Officials say Brake died after he was stabbed during a fight that occurred at around 7:20 A.M. Sunday outside the Hamburg Post Office. An autopsy has been scheduled. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Fremont County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the D.C.I.’s office in Council Bluffs at 712-322-1585.
By Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic