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Names released in Bancroft investigation

DES MOINES, Iowa (KWWL) – The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call reporting two dead individuals on Morehouse Street in Bancroft Iowa.

Officers were sent to the location and even found a third body that was not visible to the reporting party.

Victims have been identified as Mason Alrik Cederwall (22) and Amy Lynn Manna (30). The Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office has stated that the cause of death for both Cederwell and Manna to be homicide involving gunshot wounds.

The third body was Austin James Bernhard (30). Bernhard’s cause of death was ruled a suicide with a single gunshot wound. Bernhard was Manna’s ex-boyfriend. Austin Bernhard was arrested on July 4th for assault and burglary charges in an incident involving the two victims.

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