DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines Police say a welfare check has turned into a homicide investigation.

Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1600 block of E. Glenwood Drive on Monday to check on the welfare of two people. When officers arrived at the home, they found a deceased adult female

Police are not releasing that person’s name but said they are investigating the death as a homicide. Officers have not commented on the second person who was reportedly living at the home.

E. Glenwood Drive was closed in front of the home on Monday afternoon while police investigated the scene.

This is Des Moines’ 18th homicide of 2022.