New Details in Northwood Suspects Criminal Past

Posted at: 09/24/2013 4:19 PM
By: Laura Lee

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- We now have a better picture about who the suspect is in the stabbing in Northwood this week.

As we reported Michael Lee Zubrod, 39, of Charles City died after being taken into custody accused of attacking a woman at her home.

His record shows a conviction for a domestic assault back in 2003 and 2004 in Cerro Gordo county.

Among his assault convictions, he also has a list of drug charges and violating no contact orders in several different Iowa counties.

Worth County officials say Zubrod was attacking Rhonda Schukei when they entered the home. Schukei was taken to Saint Marys hospital for stab wounds and blunt force injuries.

Investigators say Zubrod died after being taking into custody.

His cause of death has not been released.

An autopsy was done Tuesday, we will bring you that information as soon we get it.