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Woman dead, suspect in custody after bank robbery in northern Iowa

 An employee of the only bank in Lu Verne, Iowa was shot to death by robbery suspect.
An employee of the only bank in Lu Verne, Iowa was shot to death by robbery suspect. (WOWT)
Published: Dec. 4, 2019 at 5:22 PM CST
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Investigators say they have a suspect in custody after a shooting during a bank robbery left one woman dead in a small northern Iowa town.

Mitch Mortvedt of the

says a suspect was detained Wednesday, hours after the robbery and shooting at the Security State Bank, the only bank in Lu Verne.

He says a female employee was “just walking into the bank” when she was shot and killed. The

identified the woman as 43-year-old Jessica Weishaar, of Algona.

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