MURDER CASE: Tama Woman Laid To Rest

Kerry was murdered in September, 2013.

Kerry was murdered in September, 2013.

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning for a woman who police say was killed by her mother-in-law.

Authorities found the body of 32-year-old Kerry O’Clair Jefferson at a house in Tama last Wednesday.

Police went to the home to deliver an arrest warrant to the victim’s husband for a completely separate crime.

Authorities say Jefferson died from sharp force trauma to the neck.

Jefferson’s mother-in-law, Ginger Jefferson, is charged with first degree murder.

The 57-year-old is due back in court on Monday.



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