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Iowa man is accused of running over and killing his girlfriend earlier this week, arrested and charged

Bettendorf, Iowa – Iowa man might spend the next 25 years if found guilty for running over and killing his girlfriend in an incident that took place earlier this week.

According to the incident report, the 24-year-old Logan Paul Voss run over and killed his girlfriend, the 30-year-old Ashleigh N. Decker, after an argument they had Tuesday night.

The suspect is facing homicide by vehicle charge, operating under the influence, a Class B felony punishable by 25 years in prison, and operating while under the influence first offense, a serious misdemeanor.

Officers with the Bettendorf Police Department were dispatched at the scene of the incident after a passerby called 911. Officer responded to a mini mart late Tuesday after the passerby was told by Voss that he ran over and killed his girlfriend.

When the responding officers approached the nearby parking lot, they found who admitted to running over and killing his girlfriend.

He said he did not know where she was as he was not from the area.

Police noted he had blood on his clothes, boots and hands. They also noted he had bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, unsteady balance and had the odor of alcohol on his breath.

He was asked multiple times by the officers where his girlfriend was, but he was unable to answer their questions. He looked lost that he was not even able to show the officers the direction where he came from.

Moments later, local authorities found a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado K150 on a nearby street and a woman on the ground behind the front passenger wheel with extensive blood surrounding her from an apparent head injury. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officers easily acknowledged that the woman sustained injuries after a vehicle had run over her and tire tracks just next to the victim.

Voss was taken to a hospital where a blood sample was taken and it was determined that he had alcohol in the system, according to the affidavit.

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