Man Charged With First-Degree Murder in Ottumwa Homicide

Preston Martin (WHO-HD)

OTTUMWA, Iowa —┬áPolice in Ottumwa have made an arrest in a homicide that happened Saturday.

Preston Martin, 36, of Ottumwa, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 41-year-old Thomas Foster.

The Ottumwa Police Department said Foster’s body was found at his home on 514 Queen Avenue just before 3 p.m. Saturday. They arrested Martin around 10 p.m. Saturday.

Police have not released any other details in the case.

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