Des Moines police called to suicide, decide case is homicide

DES MOINES (AP) — Des Moines police said Monday they are investigating the death of a man on the city’s south side as a homicide.

Police were called about 5:40 p.m. to a home to investigate a report of a suicide. The officers who arrived found the body of an adult man but the death didn’t appear to be a suicide, police said.

Detectives were investigating the death as a homicide.

Police said it’s the 12th homicide in Des Moines this year.