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Two men charged in slaying

Published: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 11:06 a.m. CDT

MARSHALLTOWN (AP) — Two men have been charged in the slaying of a man in Marshalltown. Online court records say 30-year-old Jeremy Gartin is charged with first-degree murder and carrying a concealed weapon. Fifty-five-year-old Max Nelson Jr. is charged with theft, abuse of a corpse and being an accessory.

Police Chief Mike Tupper says the slain man hasn’t been positively identified.

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