OKLAND HONOR: Playground Plans Considered
Des Moines leaders are moving forward with plans to a name a playground after a murdered metro woman.
Ashley Okland was found shot to death inside a West Des Moines town home in April, 2011.
The case remains unsolved.
Okland volunteered and served as a Young Variety board member, an organization that helps children with special needs.
The Des Moines parks department held a public meeting Tuesday evening to consider naming a new playground at Ewing Park the, Ashley Okland Star Playground.
The playground is designed specifically for children with special needs.