On Wednesday, March 8th, at or about 9:57 p.m., Trinity Hospital ER of Muscatine reported that Robert William Butler, age 43, had walked into the emergency room with multiple stab wounds. The victim was treated and then transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The victim remains at the University of Iowa for further observation. The victim reported that the stabbing occurred at Americinn Lodge & Suites located at 3115 Hwy 61, Muscatine, Iowa.

A criminal investigation is being conducted by the Muscatine Police Department Major Crimes Unit. The Muscatine Police Department is asking for the public’s help in providing any information. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Joe Roseman at 563-263-9922 ext. 614. Persons wishing to provide information related to this offense may remain anonymous.

Lieutenant Tim Hull

Muscatine Police Department