Police say a Des Moines man was shot to death in his home Sunday night and his live-in girlfriend is now being held in the killing. Officers were called to an eastside home just before midnight on a report of shots fired and found the body of 68-year-old Jack Dennis.
Police says the victim lived in the house with 56-year-old Pamela Bullington, who’s now jailed on a charge of first-degree murder. Police say the two were in a domestic relationship. There’s no word yet on a motive in the shooting. It’s Des Moines’ 10th homicide this year.
Waterloo police are investigating the shooting death of a man early Saturday. The man’s been identified as 23-year-old Orintheo Campbell, Junior. Waterloo Police say they received a shots fired call around 1:30 A.M. Saturday outside Prime Mart at 508 Broadway St. Shortly thereafter, Campbell arrived by private vehicle at Allen Hospital where he died from his injuries. No other details have been made available, no arrests have been made, and the incident remains under investigation. Waterloo Police say this is the fourth homicide of 2014 in the city.
Marshalltown police have made two arrests in connection with what they’re calling a “suspicious death” over the weekend. It happened at a trailer park in Marshalltown back on Saturday night. The Marshalltown Police Department has arrested two men identified as 18-year-old James Head, charged with conspiracy to commit a felony, and 29- year-old Jeremy Lavender, charged with felon in possession of a firearm.
The victim’s name has not been released yet, autopsy results are pending.
Chuck Shockley, KFJB, Marshalltown and Scott Fenzloff, KCNZ, Cedar Falls contributed the information on the Marshalltown and Waterloo shootings.