Logan, IA (KPTM) - According to Harrison County Sheriff documents, the 17-year-old being accused of murdering the boy lead family members to the boy's body.
17-year-old Cody Metzker-Madsen was arrested for first-degree murder.
A complaint and affidavit stated Metzker-Madsen told the family he was "playing bricks" with Dominic Elkins. The complaint stated that Metzker-Madsen changed his story as to what happened.
Elkins' body was found at the bottom of a creek with multiple injuries to the head and stomach on Saturday. Shortly before deputies arrived near 2137 Newport Lane in Logan, Metzker-Madsen was seen with blood on his face, but no signs of injuries were noted.
A deputy noticed Metzker-Madsen had blood on his shirt.
Both boys were foster children living in a home near Logan since early August.