Des Moines police identify victim in city’s latest homicide

February 16, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police have released the identity of a man whose body was found outside an apartment building.

Police said Saturday in a news release that the body of 38-year-old Gabriel Boettger was found on the ground on the city’s south side around 6:40 a.m. Saturday.

Police have not offered any details about how Boettger died, but say his death is considered a homicide.

No arrests have been announced.

Police say the death is Des Moines’ second homicide of the year.