MURDER CHARGE: Woman Arrested In Stabbing


A woman has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a man early Friday morning.

Police were called to 220 Dickman in Des Moines around 5:00 a.m. When officers arrived they found a 28-year-old Juan Chavarria suffering from stab wounds. He was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Police took 21-year-old Miranda Metcalf into custody at the scene. She has been charged with first degree murder.

Police say Metcalf is the only suspect in the case. She is being held in the Polk County Jail.

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