Des Moines police charge man with murder after finding body

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Des Moines police have arrested a man hours after finding the body of another man.

Police announced early Sunday that investigators had arrested 47-year-old Stanley Paul Wofford of Des Moines and charged him with first-degree murder in the death of a man found by officers Saturday afternoon.

Police found the body after responding to a report of gunshots. Police haven’t released the name of the victim, who was a 45-year-old Des Moines man.

Police say it’s the city’s 10th homicide of the year.

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