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Waterloo shop owner pleads not guilty in slaying of man whose body was found in rural area


WATERLOO, Iowa — An auto shop owner has pleaded not guilty to an allegation that he shot to death another man inside the Waterloo shop.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports ( ) the attorney for 43-year-old Anthony Tronca entered a written plea for Tronca on Monday. Tronca is charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of 44-year-old Ronald Randall, of Waterloo, on or about Sept. 2 inside AJT Auto Repair.

Randall was reported missing Sept. 9, and his body was found three days later in a rural area south of Washburn. An autopsy showed he died of several gunshot wounds.

Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier,

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