Police Identify Victim of Morning Homicide
DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines police have released the name of a man killed early Wednesday morning in the Drake neighborhood. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Christopher John Latimer of Des Moines. Police were called to 1076 21st Street just before 6:00 a.m. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says a neighbor in the building heard yelling and screaming in another apartment and called police. When officers arrived they made contact with a male who made some statements to them that he had harmed another person, and he was taken into custody.