Cambridge Man Found Guilty of Wife’s Murder


AMES, Iowa — A Story County jury has convicted a Cambridge man of first degree murder in the death of his wife.

Forty-four-year-old Jeremy Cory was found guilty Friday afternoon. He was accused of killing his wife, 49-year-old Vallerie Cory.

Her body was discovered April 14th in the home the couple shared in Cambridge, after officers performed a welfare check. She hadn’t been seen by family and friends since April 4th.

An autopsy showed Vallerie Cory died of multiple gunshot wounds. Her husband told investigators she had been dead since April 11th.

When investigators asked him what happened, Cory allegedly replied “It didn’t work out.”

Jeremy Cory’s sentencing has been scheduled for August 29th. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison.


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