DES MOINES, Iowa — The Des Moines Police Department has identified the woman killed in a Tuesday afternoon homicide, the city's eighth of 2022.
The department responded to a welfare check at an apartment in the 3300 block of University Avenue around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday to find a deceased adult woman inside, according to a release.
That woman has been identified as 56-year-old Rhonda Howard of Des Moines.
Tony Arterberry, 58, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the case. He is also charged with burglary, domestic abuse and harassment for a separate incident with the same victim.