DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police have released the name of a man who was shot to death on the city’s east side over the weekend.
The victim has been identified as 41-year- old Michael Thurman of Keokuk. Police said Thurman was killed by 27-year-old Andrew Hall of Ankeny. Hall is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the killing.
Thurman’s body was found on the side of the road Saturday night in the 2400 block of East Market Street. Police initially started a suspicious death investigation, which transitioned into a homicide investigation after it was determined Thurman had been shot.
Hall is being held in the Polk County Jail.