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Arraignment set for man charged in Northwood murder

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Tyrone Washington, Jr. Tyrone Washington, Jr.

NORTHWOOD, Iowa (KTTC) -- An arraignment is scheduled for the man charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a Northwood woman.

Tyrone Washington, Jr., 39, is due in Worth County District Court on Sept. 3.

He's charged in the death of Justina Smith, 30, on August 5 at Swensrud Park.

Washington is being held in the Worth County Jail on $500,000 cash-only bond.

An autopsy concluded that Smith died from "multiple sharp force injuries" and classified her death as a homicide.

 

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