Body of Anamosa Mother of Four Found in Iowa Cornfield
An eastern Iowa family is mourning the loss of their daughter and mother of four.
29-year-old Brandy Shepherd-Margita of Anamosa went missing on Friday, August 2. Around noon last Friday, August 9, her body was found in a cornfield approximately 100 miles away. Shepherd-Margita's body was discovered in a field along Highway 78, just west of Wayland, Iowa. Highway 78 is the east-west highway the runs directly through Wayland, in Henry County.
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Henry County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the case and trying to determine how Shepherd-Margita ended up in the cornfield. Her cause of death has not been announced, pending an autopsy.