Arrest Made in Monday Stabbing of Des Moines Man

An arrest has been made in a Monday stabbing case. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  An arrest has been made in the murder of a Des Moines man on Monday.

Police arrested 69-year-old Milton Leak on Tuesday night. Officials say Leak stabbed 55-year-old Andrea Brown to death on Monday afternoon in the 900 block of East 9th Street.

Leak is charged with first degree murder.

Although police have not released a motive for the stabbing, they say the suspect and victim knew each other.