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Des Moines police ID woman fatally stabbed in apartment

This marks the city's second homicide of 2022.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Police have identified a woman who was found fatally stabbed inside a Des Moines apartment over the weekend.

Randi Light, 35, of Des Moines, died after officers and medics found her unconscious and suffering from a stab wound early Saturday in a southwest Des Moines apartment, police said in a news release Monday.

Officers arrested 33-year-old Clarence Edward Reed, 33, at the scene and later charged him with first-degree murder.

Light’s death marked the second homicide in Des Moines this year.

The department has labeled the case a "domestic violence homicide."

This marks the city's second homicide of 2022.

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