- Associated Press - Monday, April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a 57-year-old Des Moines homicide victim.

The Des Moines Police Department identified her as Juanita Lagrone, of Des Moines.

Police say officers were sent to a home around 2:15 p.m. Sunday after a relative found Lagrone on the floor. Officers and medics say Lagrone was dead when they arrived. Sgt. Jason Halifax says there were signs of trauma to her body and a baseball bat nearby.

The Des Moines Register reports (https://dmreg.co/1iNRqMc ) that her death is being investigated as Des Moines’ first homicide of 2014. No arrests have been reported.


Information from: The Des Moines Register, https://www.desmoinesregister.com

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