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33-year-old suspect arrested, charged following SW 23rd St. stabbing

Des Moines, IOWA – According to the Des Moines Police Department, this unfortunate incident occurred around 1:52 a.m. early Saturday morning.

It happened in the 2700 block of SW 23rd St.

Des Moines Police Department officers responded to a report of a stabbing.

The responding officers found one adult female victim.

Police said the 35-year-old victim suffered severe stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 33-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

His name is Clarence Reed and he is now charged with murder in the first degree. 

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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