EASTERN IOWA LOCAL NEWS HEADLINES

 

Man arrested for shooting death of Davenport Woman

AP) _ POLICE SAY A 25-YEAR-OLD DAVENPORT WOMAN HAS BEEN SHOT TO DEATH, AND A DAVENPORT MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN ILLINOIS.

 OFFICERS RESPONDING TO A REPORT OF A SHOOTING FOUND AMANDA ABBOTT DEAD AT A DAVENPORT ADDRESS SHORTLY AFTER 1 A.M. SATURDAY.

POLICE HAVE NOT RELEASED DETAILS OF THE SHOOTING, BUT NEIGHBORS SAY THEY HEARD SCREAMING BEFORE ABBOTT WAS FOUND SHOT.

HOURS LATER, POLICE IN MILAN, ILL., ARRESTED 22-YEAR-OLD ALBERT ``A.J.'' COATS AT A TRAILER PARK. POLICE SAY COATS INITIALLY REFUSED TO COME OUT OF A TRAILER HOME, BUT WAS SOON TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

HE REMAINS IN THE ROCK ISLAND COUNTY JAIL AWAITING EXTRADITION TO IOWA ON WARRANTS CHARGING HIM WITH SECOND-DEGREE MURDER AND OTHER COUNTS.

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