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Two charged with first-degree murder in death of Bedford man

Published: Friday, April 25, 2014 1:41 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:15 p.m. CST
Zachary Malson
Cindy Malson

Two people have been charged in the death of 56-year-old Steven C. Malson who died from a gunshot wound to the head at 1509 Bent St., in Bedford Wednesday. Malson's death has been ruled a homicide.

Malson's wife Cindy Malson, 47, and son Zachary Malson, 24, of Bedford have both been charged with first-degree murder after a thorough investigation by Taylor County Sheriff's Office — this according to an Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation press release.

Cindy Malson is being held in Ringgold County Jail on a $300,000 cash-only bond. Zachary Malson is in Adams County Jail on a $1 million cash-only bond.

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