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Police: Material witness located in shooting death of mother and unborn child

Police have identified the victim as 17-year-old Mia Holmes.

ANKENY, Iowa — The Ankeny Police Department has located a material witness after a pregnant woman was found shot in the chest Monday night and her unborn child have died. 

Police have identified the victim as 17-year-old Mia Holmes.

Officers were called to the Woodspring Suites Extended Stay Hotel in Ankeny at 11:01 p.m. Monday to the for an unknown problem. When police arrived, they found Holmes shot in the chest in a guest room.  

Police attempted lifesaving measures before she was taken to a local hospital, but Holmes and her unborn child died from her injuries.

During a press Tuesday morning, the Ankeny Police Department asked for the public's help in locating Donault Logan, a Des Moines resident last seen driving a 2006 red Saturn Vue with no license plate.  

Ankeny police have confirmed to Local 5 that Logan was located and taken into custody Monday evening.

Credit: WOI

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