Cambridge Man Found Guilty of Wife’s Murder

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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.

5 comments

    • still shaking my head

      Indeed…..by my experiences this is out of character for him, would have never thought……..

  • plynitsafe

    And the “Reason” why .. I just can’t imagine someone Losing there temper and not stopping to think, before they re-act and just walk away and simmer down. Prayers to her Family, Co-Workers, Friends and all that new her.

  • Story County: How lazy can you get.

    This Story County Attorney and Judge, who work 10-3:00, with 1.5 hour lunch, will answer to the Highest Judge for incompetence and laziness. This guy is a loony bird. He belongs on a nut farm. But that’s too much work for a 4:00 tee time.

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