Mystic in Appanoose County

Appanoose County in Iowa

Appanoose County in Iowa

Cold Cases in Mystic, Iowa





Chuck Deatsch

Elmer Charles “Chuck” Deatsch, Jr.
52 YOA
17841 500th Street
Mystic, IA (Appanoose County)
April 28, 2008

On April 28, 2008 at approximately 9:50 p.m., Chuck Deatsch was shot and killed at his residence in rural Mystic, Iowa. Authorities said the bullet that hit and killed Deatsch came from a single shot outside his home that came in through the home’s front window.

If you have any information about this crime please contact the Appanoose County Sheriff at 641-437-7100 or e-mail

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