Des Moines Man Suspected in Wife’s, Teen Daughter’s Homicides

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police say a man is in custody after he allegedly shot and killed his wife and daughter.

Barney Fraaken, 47, the suspect in the case, is in a local hospital in police custody. He is being treated for self-inflicted injuries.

Police were called to the 4200 block of Hull Avenue Sunday night on a shooting. Amy Fraaken, 42, and Amber Fraaken, 16, were found dead.

Police said the shootings appear to be related to a domestic conflict.

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