ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Three members of the family killed throughout a taking pictures final month at an jap Iowa state park have been shot, stabbed and/or strangled, in accordance with post-mortem outcomes launched Thursday.
Tyler Schmidt, 42, died from a gunshot wound and “a number of sharp drive accidents,” whereas his spouse, 42-year-old Sarah Schmidt, died from a number of sharp drive accidents, the Iowa Division of Public Security stated in a information launch.
Their 6-year-old daughter, Lula Schmidt, died from a gunshot wound and strangulation, officers stated. All three members of the family’ deaths have been dominated homicides.
The division confirmed Thursday that the killer was Anthony Sherwin, 23, of LaVista, Nebraska, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after the household was attacked early on the morning of July 22 of their tent on the Maquoketa Caves State Park campground.