An eighteen year old Ottumwa man is behind bars and facing charges in a fatal stabbing of 34 year old Andy Madren on Sunday afternoon. Brandon Seim is currently being held in Wapello County Jail. No further information is available at this time.
And a former inmate of the Burlington Halfway House has been sentenced for escaping. 35 year old Anthony Walls was sentenced to five years after he plead guilty last Monday. A month after moving into the facility, he left without permission. He was later located the next month.