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Burlington Man Accused of Killing His Mother

Oct 19, 2017

Garret Selters, 29, of Burlington faces one count of first degree murder in connection with the death of his mother, Linda Selters, 56, also of Burlington. Linda Selters died Tuesday night at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.

The Burlington Police Department said in a statement that on Tuesday morning, officers were called to Linda Selter's home at 1611 Lincoln Street, for a domestic problem. Once inside the home, officers found Linda Selters in an unresponsive state with life-threatening injuries.

Her son, Garret Selters was also in the home. He was initially charged with Willful Injury, but the Des Moines County Attorney's Office amended the charge to First Degree Murder following Linda Selters' death Tuesday night.

Garret Selters remains in police custody on a $1-million bond.