A Castana, Iowa man has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of his grandmother in 2018 in Monona County.
23-year-old Eliot Stowe was sentenced for first degree murder by Judge Zachary Hindman Tuesday morning in Monona County District Court in Onawa:
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Judge Hindman had presided over the bench trial of Stowe and denied a defense motion to acquit Stowe.
Eliot Stowe was charged in the fatal beating of 66-year-old Cheryl Stowe at the home they shared in rural Castana.
Her body was found on June 27th of 2018 about a mile and a half from their home.
Eliot Stowe declined to speak at his sentencing and no victims impact statements were given.