LAKOTA, Iowa – According to the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office, an autopsy on the body of Krista Hesebeck, who was killed last weekend in Lakota, determined that she died of “sharp force injuries.”
The manner of death has been ruled a homicide.
Her live-in boyfriend, Chad Dietrick, 45, is being held in the Kossuth County Jail and has been charged with the first-degree murder. He has also been charged with going armed with intent, a Class D felony.
According to the criminal complaint, Dietrick told law enforcement that he stabbed the female victim and was found at his parents’ residence at 517 Smith St. in Lakota.
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