Des Moines, IOWA – According to the Des Moines Police Department, this incident occurred right after 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
It happened at 3326 University Ave.
Des Moines Police Department officers responded to a disturbance call.
Officers arrived and learned that Rhonda’s ex-boyfriend, 58-year-old Tony Arterberry, had been violent towards Rhonda in the recent past.
The responding officers entered the home to check on the 56-year-old victim, later identified as Rhonda Rhonda.
The victim was found deceased within the home.
Evidence of a violent attack was observed and detectives were called to the scene.
Investigators determined that the victim’s ex-boyfriend, 58-year-old Tony Arterberry, was a person of interest in this investigation.
Just 2 hours later, two patrol officers located the suspect walking in the downtown area.
He was arrested and and charged with Murder – 1st Degree and other charges, police said.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.