TRIAL NEARS: Des Moines Murder Case

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Two people connected to a June Des Moines murder will go on trial next week.

The trial for 46-year-old Spencer Pierce and 27-year-old Deanna Hood is scheduled to begin Monday.

The pair is charged with first degree murder and first degree robbery in connection with the death of 35-year-old Steven Harmon. His body was found around June 6th near 1631 East Aurora.

Police say it appears Pierce and Hood killed Harmon during a robbery.