Arrest made in Lake Delhi accident

Joshua Juengel
Staff report

     Authorities in Delaware County have arrested a person associated with leaving the scene of an accident that took place on Jan. 8 on Lake Delhi. That accident resulted in the death of 23-year-old Alex Salow of Delhi.

     On Jan. 19, the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36-year-old Joshua Juengel of Manchester. His list of charges include:

     • Reckless driving

     • Making a false report

     • Leaving the scene of an accident (a felony)

     • Homicide by vehicle (a felony)

     Evidence showed that another person was inside the vehicle with Salow at the time of the accident. Salow died when the vehicle broke through the ice. The investigation showed that Juengel was at the scene of the accident and left the scene.

     He is being held at the Delaware County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

     The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa Division on Criminal Investigation and the Iowa State Patrol.


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