Story County officials investigate death in Zearing

ZEARING, Iowa -- Story County officials say a fight between a husband and wife appears to have ended in murder.

The Sheriff’s Office says it took a 911 call from a person in Zearing who said that a neighbor told them that he'd killed his wife.

Deputies say the suspect had non-life threatening injuries. Initial information indicates a domestic quarrel ended in the woman's death.

The Sheriff’s Office says the male subject was taken to a hospital in Ames for treatment.

The names of the suspect and victim are being withheld until family can be notified.

The Sheriff’s Office says the incident's being investigated as a domestic violence case, and there is no danger to the public.

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