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Police Seek Public Help Identifying “Persons of Interest” in Homicide Case

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 7:25 am
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Washington Police are looking for two “persons of interest” in a homicide investigation. They’ve released photos of two men in their twenties. One goes by Memphis. Police describe him as white, around six feet tall with no upper front teeth and tattoos on both arms. The other is named Brandon. He’s described as also being white around six feet tall with short black hair, blue eyes and a two to three inch scar on his forehead. Officers say both were in Washington November 22. Early that morning Robert Thomas Blankenship of Washington was found unconscious outside the 4th Avenue Bar and Grill in an area where several people had been involved in an altercation. Blankenship later died at an Iowa City Hospital. Anyone with information about them are encouraged to contact Washington Police.