Body of Anamosa Woman Found in Henry County Cornfield

The body of an Anamosa woman has been found in a cornfield in Henry County.

29-year old Brandy Mae Shepherd-Margita was found dead last Friday near the 1200 block of Highway 78 west of Wayland.

Our coverage partner, KCRG, says Shepherd-Margita had been missing for a week. Her mother says investigators have not told her details of the case, such as what caused her death.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is involved in the case, along with the Henry County Sheriff’s Department.

Shepherd-Margita leaves behind four young children ages 9 years old to 11 months.