Waterloo homicide victims identified; police looking for suspect considered armed and dangerous

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WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - Authorities are looking for a suspect accused of shooting and killing two women in Waterloo Monday night.

Mathew Dee Buford III (Courtesy image)

Just before 11:20 p.m., Waterloo police responded to 1112 W. 2nd Street for a report of a suspicious incident. When they got to the scene, they found two women dead from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

Police said the victims have been identified as Tamica Takeisha Allison, 42, of 1112 W. 4th Street, and Andrea Rochelle Anderson, 41, of 109 Leland Ave in Waterloo.

Police said they are looking for Matthew Dee Buford III, 36, who lived in the home where the women were found. Police say he should be considered armed and dangerous. They have two warrants for his arrest for 1st degree murder.

Buford is described as being 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 325 pounds.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny will perform autopsies on the victims' bodies.

Anyone with information should call 911 or 391-291-2515.