The name of the victim in Saturday morning’s attempted murder investigation northwest of Knoxville has been released.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that Kenyon Montez Reed, age 21, of rural Marion County was the victim of the attack. Kenyon is in good condition at a hospital in Des Moines. Three people are in custody in connection with the baseball bat beating of Reed. Keaton Armstrong, age 18, Dalton Sharp, 19, and Justin Vander Ecken, 31, have been charged with Attempted Murder, Robbery in the 1st Degree and Willful Injury Causing Serious Injury.