Southeast Iowa man charged with 2nd degree murder


A southeast Iowa man is facing Second degree murder charges following an incident that occurred in Muscatine Sunday evening.

Muscatine Police say they discovered 45 year old Timothy Dean Lane had been injured.  Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.  He was pronounced dead at a Muscatine hospital.

Following an investigation, 30 year old Cody Ryan Curtis was arrested Tuesday and charged with Second degree murder.  Police say Curtis was Lane’s stepson.

Curtis is being held in the Muscatine County Jail without bond.