UPDATE: Police arrest material witness after two bodies found in - KXLT - Fox 47 Rochester MN News, Weather, Sports #rochmn

UPDATE: Police arrest material witness after two bodies found in Mason City

Posted: Updated:
Codie Matz Codie Matz
MASON CITY, Iowa (FOX 47) -

UPDATE: A material witness wanted by Mason City police is now in custody.

According to the police department, Codie Matz has been located and arrested. He is being transported back to Cerro-Gordo County.

___________________________________________________________________

PREVIOUS STORY: Mason City police are asking for the public's help in locating a material witness after two bodies were found in a home.

According to the police, at 7:43 a.m. Tuesday, the department conducted a welfare check at a home in the 300 block of 27th Street Southwest, in Mason City, Iowa. When officers went inside the home, they found two bodies.

Law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating Codie Michael Matz, 25, of Mason City. Police say Matz is wanted as a material witness in the ongoing investigation.

In the press release, the police say Matz may be armed and suicidal.

Police believe Matz is driving a dark green 1996 Chrysler Sebring, with the Iowa license plate number: LE007.

Matz was last seen in the Mason City area around 8 a.m. Tuesday. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Matz is encouraged to call the Mason City Police Department at 641-421-3636.

Powered by Frankly