Funeral services are being held Saturday for the victim of Des Moines’ first homicide of 2013.
Forty-seven-year-old Cynthia Rouse was found dead in her home Monday.
Authorities haven’t said what caused her death, but say there was trauma to her body.
A funeral service is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and the visitation will begin one hour prior. Both are at Trinity United Methodist Church in Des Moines.
Forty-two-year-old Lavelle McKinley is charged with first degree murder in the case. He’ll be in court next on January 28th.