Authorities have ruled the death of Allen Pafford in Nodaway as a homicide. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are conducting the death investigation.
At about 11:20 a.m. on Saturday June 20, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from Kathy Pafford at 703 4th Street, in Nodaway. They were advised that Pafford’s 44 year-son, Allen Pafford was deceased.
The Adams County Sheriff’s Office responded and found Mr. Pafford on the property, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety.
An autopsy was performed at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny on Monday, June 22.