Gordon Lasley Jr. waived a preliminary hearing in Tama County District Court on Thursday, Feb. 13, on two counts of 1st degree murder. Lasley, 25, is accused of killing his mother and father on Feb. 5 at their home on the Meskwaki Settlement west of Tama. The hearing had been scheduled for Feb. 14.
He continues to be held in the Tama County Jail in Toledo on $2 million cash bond on the murder charges and $5,000 bond for probation violation.
The Tama County Attorney's Office has up to 45 days to file a trial information as the next step in the cases according to the Clerk of Court's Office.
Gordon Lasley Jr.