Arrest made in Sabula murder cold case

A Clinton, Iowa man is arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the 2008 death of Alysia Marburger of Sabula.

Marburger, who lived with her parents, was reported missing October 10, 2008.   She was 27.

Marburger’s car was found October 13 on 11th Avenue South in Clinton.  On October 24, two weeks after she was reported missing, her body was found along a private drive leading to Rock Creek Cabins, 2828 Highway 67 in Camanche, Iowa.  

Alysia Marburger was survived by her parents and her then-10-month-old daughter. 

Andy Cole, 47, of Clinton, is charged with first-degree murder.  Cole made his initial court appearance on the charge Friday, July 27, 2012. 

The criminal complaint said Marburger was seen leaving a friend’s apartment with Cole at about 2:15 a.m. October 7, 2008.   The complaint said DNA found on Marburger’s body helped investigators connect Cole to her death. 

Read:  Complaint and Affidavit against Andy Cole

Police said Cole was held in the Clinton County Jail in lieu of $500,000 cash-only bond.

Cole is scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Clinton County Court at 8:30 a.m. August 3.

More online at http://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/alysia-marburger/. 

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