Iowa man dies after severe beating in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old Iowa man who was severely beaten near Wells Fargo arena in Des Moines.

A woman called police shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday to report the assault in a parking lot near the arena in downtown Des Moines.

Police found Richard Daughenbaugh with significant injuries, and paramedics took him to Methodist Hospital where he died.

Several witnesses were interviewed by police who are continuing to investigate the death.

Police say this is the 10th homicide investigated by the Des Moines department the year.

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