Police Identify Victim, Charges Filed in Des Moines Homicide
DES MOINES, Iowa — Police have now identified the man who was killed in Des Moines on Monday afternoon.
Officers found 49-year-old Anthony Hartman dead inside a residence when they responded to a report of a shooting around 1:03 p.m.
Police say 29-year-old Sera Alexander, Hartman’s step-daughter, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection to the homicide.
Investigators say it does not appear that Hartman was a threat to Alexander at the time of the incident. Alexander will soon be booked into the Polk County Jail.
This is the 13th homicide of 2017 in Des Moines.