CLARENCE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a suspect has been charged in the weekend death of a 19-year-old who was stabbed at a rural Cedar County home.
The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Monday that 21-year-old Milton Jermaine Cole Serrano Jr. of Muscatine, Iowa, has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree harassment and third-degree criminal mischief.
The sheriff’s office received a call in the early morning hours Sunday reporting a man had been stabbed at a rural home south of Clarence.
Chantz Stevens of Wilton died at the scene. An autopsy is pending and the investigation remains active.