Oskaloosa man sentenced to 20 years for meth-related death

Cody Vancenbrock received 240 months in prison
Cody Vancenbrock received 240 months in prison(source: Mahaska County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 29, 2021 at 4:18 PM CDT
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OSKALOOSA Iowa (KYOU) - A federal judge sentenced an Oskaloosa man to 20 years in prison for a meth-related death. 28-year-old Cody James Vancenbrock was given 240 months in prison for the distribution of methamphetamine resulting in death.

He was ordered to serve 5 years supervised release, pay restitution, and pay $100 to the Crime Victims Fund.

According to court documents, on August 4th, 2019 Vancenbrock intentionally injected meth at an Oskaloosa apartment into a 24-year-old woman. Soon after, the meth injected by Vancenbrock caused the death of the victim.

After the victim died in the apartment, the defendant and another person carried the body out of the apartment, placed her in a vehicle, drove to a location in the county, and disposed of the body in the Skunk River.

The body was discovered on August 6th.

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