Body cam footage released from deadly incident in Maquoketa

was released today of body cam footage from an incident involving a Maquoketa police officer, deputy of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, and Drew Edwards of Maquoketa. Edwards died the day of the .

The Maquoketa Police Department received a call of a physical altercation around 7 a.m on June 15th on West Apple Street and Drew Edwards of Maquoketa was arrested for assault-related charges.

He was taken to the hospital for “a medical episode” and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation began an investigation into the death.

Jackson County Attorney Sara Davenport requested that the incident be reviewed by another prosecuting attorney, and Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren conducted the review.



By: ThisIsButter (39338.10)

Tags: deadly incident in Maquoketa, body cam footage

Location: Maquoketa