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Man charged with murder in Iowa City man's death

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A man is in custody, facing 1st Degree Murder charges tied to the death of an Iowa City man.
On November 13, Iowa City Police were called on a report of a stabbing at a home on Hotz Avenue. When they arrived, they found Mark Meier, 63, with serious injuries. 
During that investigation, Flannery Kennedy-Meier, 30, was taken into custody; at the time, he was charged with Willful Injury Causing Serious Injury.
Meier died from those injuries on Monday, December 4. Meier's autopsy results show he died as a result of complications from blunt force trauma; investigators ruled his death a homicide. 
Tuesday, the Johnson County Attorney's Office changed Kennedy-Meier's original charges to Murder in he 1st Degree.
Kennedy-Meier is in custody at the Johnson County Jail. 
Police didn't specify the relation of the two men. 
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