Wednesday, January 09, 2019

IA: Self Defense Up, Homicides Down in Des Moines for 2018

Slayings in the city declined from 25 in 2017 — the most in the city since 1978 — to 13 in 2018, according to police data. Of the 13 homicides, the attacker is known in 11 cases; four were ruled self-defense, with no arrests made.

Des Moines police ended the year with an 85 percent homicide-clearance rate, compared with 72 percent at the end of 2017.
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