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    Muscatine Man Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

    Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren
    The Muscatine County Attorney provides reliable information about criminal cases taking place in the City of Muscatine.

    Muscatine Living

    Today, January 17, 2020, a Muscatine County jury found DARIAN LENSGRAF, 18, of Muscatine, guilty of murder in the first degree for the December 12, 2018, killing of his grandmother Diana Lensgraf.

    Evidence at trial showed that DARIAN LENSGRAF entered the home of the victim and stabbed her multiple times in the chest and throat. At trial he claimed that he was not guilty by reason of insanity. The jury’s verdict rejected this claim.

    The case was investigated by the Muscatine Police Department.

    DARIAN LENSGRAF will be held in the Muscatine County Jail without bond pending his March 6, 2020, sentencing hearing at 9:00 a.m. He faces a mandatory sentence of life without the possibility of parole.

    His mugshot:

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