Police investigating death of woman in Des Moines home

Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 7:56 AM CDT
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police are investigating after a woman was killed at a Des Moines home.

Police say in a news release that someone called police around 8:30 p.m. Sunday to report a disturbance at the home and expressed concerns about a woman at the residence.

Arriving officers found the body of 42-year-old Amber Burton, of Des Moines, and say she had been killed.

Police did not say how she died. Detectives interviewed witnesses and gathered evidence, but police did not immediately report any arrests in the case. Burton’s death marked Des Moines’ seventh homicide this year.

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