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BODY CAM VIDEO: Officer justified in deadly North English shooting

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The Iowa County Attorney's office reviewed witness statements, reports, and recording regarding the death investigation of Robin Blaylock, who died June 10, 2017. Robin Blaylock was shot and killed by Williamsburg Police Officer Blake Heller.

"In this case, the actions of Robin Blaylock pointing his firearm not once but twice at officers, while refusing to obey officer commands, justified the use of deadly force against Robin Blaylock. The officers could have, on more than one occasion on June 10, 2017,  feared for their own safety of the other officers such that the use of deadly force by Officer Blake Heller was justified under these circumstances. As a result, the Iowa County Attorney's office has made the determination that the shooting of Robin Blaylock, while being a homicide, was a justified homicide on the part of Officer Blake Heller."  - Iowa county attorney 


The Williamsburg Police Department and the Iowa County Sheriff's Office responded to the 100 block of South Walnut Street in North English for a domestic disturbance call involving a gun.

The Iowa County Sheriff's Office says Williamsburg Police Officer Blake Heller shot and killed Robin Blaylock, 53, of North English. Heller is a part-time officer for the cities of Williamsburg and Marengo. He's a full time Iowa County Deputy Sheriff.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny.

The case remains under investigation by the Division of Criminal Investigation.

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