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2nd defendant arrested in Castelli death

A second man has been arrested in connection with an Ottawa man's death two months ago.

Mason T. Shannon, 42, of Mason City, Iowa, was taken into custody Tuesday in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa on an involuntary manslaughter charge. Mason City is in Cerro Gordo County. La Salle County will take action to bring Shannon to the county for prosecution.

Shannon and 21-year-old Joseph J. Brewer, rural Ottawa, are accused of causing the July 20 death of Michael Castelli, by putting him in a chokehold during a fight in rural northeast Ottawa. Brewer was arrested Sept. 13 and posted bond two days later.

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