Iowa Father Found Guilty Of Murder, Child Endangerment In Son’s Death

Mount Pleasant, Iowa – 29-year-old Zachary Paul Koehn of Alta Vista has been found guilty of murder and child endangerment causing death of his son, four-month old Sterling Koehn.

It took a Henry County jury of seven women and five men less than an hour of deliberations Tuesday to convict. Murder carries a mandatory sentence of life without parole. Sentencing will be at a later date.

Trial for Koehn’s girlfriend and mother of the child, 21-year-old Cheyanne Harris, is pending. She also was granted a venue change.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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