Update: The Iowa City Police Department and the Johnson County Medical Examiner's Office have released the identity of the victim of the April 28, 2021 suspicious death in Iowa City. 

The victim has been identified as Tommy Curry, 31, of Iowa City. Based on initial information, including the preliminary autopsy result provided by the Johnson County Medical Examiner’s Office, the manner of death in this incident is a homicide, with the cause of death to be injuries sustained from gunshot wounds.

This matter remains under investigation by the Iowa City Police Department, the Johnson County Attorney’s Office, and the Johnson County Medical Examiner’s Office.

On April 28, at 8:04 p.m., Iowa City Police Officers responded to the 2400 Block of Lakeside Drive, Iowa City, to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, Officers located an adult male victim with gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and was later pronounced deceased.  

How you can help:

Iowa City Police are asking for the public's help to identify anyone involved with this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Eric Nieland at 319-356-5456 or Eric-Nieland@iowa-city.org.

Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about this incident that leads to an arrest. Crime Stoppers tips can be submitted via the P3 Tips app, online at iccrimestoppers.org, or by phone at 319-358-TIPS (8477). All tips and calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information are not required to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

Date of publication

Friday, April 30, 2021