- Associated Press - Sunday, July 19, 2015

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A $1 million cash bond has been set for an Iowa man charged in a 1995 homicide.

The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports (https://icp-c.com/1fgLaRv ) 54-year-old Steven John Klein appeared before a judge Saturday morning - one day after his arrest in Muscatine.

Authorities say Klein is responsible for the death of 38-year-old Susan Kersten, who he was romantically linked to.

Kersten’s charred remains were found inside her burning vehicle in a field near an Iowa highway in September 1995. Her death was initially believed to be accidental, but an autopsy determined she died of blunt force trauma to the head sustained before the fire.

Authorities have not yet said what let to Klein’s arrest.


Information from: Iowa City Press-Citizen, https://www.press-citizen.com/

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