Victim, Suspect Identified in Pella Homicide


Authorities have identified the victim of Monday night’s homicide in Pella and also have charged the suspect.

The Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) says Pella police officers were responding to a report of an argument at the 100 block of Glenwood Street. Officers arrived on scene to discover 46-year-old Tracy Mondabough of Ottumwa injured inside of a vehicle. Life-saving measures were performed on Mondabough but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

55-year-old Michelle Boat of Pella was arrested Monday night and charged with violation of a no-contact order. She was transported to the Marion County Jail. On Tuesday, the charge was amended to first-degree murder. Boat remains in the Marion County Jail on a $2 million bond.

The case is still under investigation. Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact the Pella Police Department at (641) 628-4921.

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