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UPDATE: Arrest made in Interstate 80 rest stop killing

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Peter Riggs is accused of shooting  Jeffrey McAdam Saturday night. Peter Riggs is accused of shooting Jeffrey McAdam Saturday night.
Jeffrey McAdam was fatally shot at a rest stop along Interstate 80 in Iowa County. Jeffrey McAdam was fatally shot at a rest stop along Interstate 80 in Iowa County.

IOWA COUNTY (KWWL) --  The Iowa County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Peter Riggs, of Columbus, Nebraska is charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of 46-year-old Jeffrey D McAdam at a rest stop on Interstate 80.

Authorities received a 911 call at 7:46 p.m. Saturday from a truck driver who found McAdam with a gunshot wound in the Westbound rest area men's restroom.  The Sheriff's Department says McAdam was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jeffrey McAdam was an employee working at the rest area at the time of the incident.

Authorities say Riggs was later arrested in Johnson County and transported back to the Iowa County Sheriff's Office where he is charged with 1st Degree Murder.  An autopsy is scheduled.

If anyone saw or heard anything they feel might be related to this crime, they are asked to contact the Iowa County Sheriff's Office at 319-642-7307.

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