Police: Man arrested in Las Vegas in connection to Des Moines murder

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one of two witnesses they’ve been looking for — in connection with the city’s latest homicide! Detectives located Sarah Hupp. They interviewed her and then released her. Police are still looking to talk with Nicky Beery. Officials believe these two may have information in the death of 43- year-old James Moss, Jr. Early Saturday morning — Police were called to a domestic dispute between Moss and his ex-wife on East Walnut. The ex- wife called 9-1-1. Police do not know how Beery and Hupp knew the victim. But officers believe they can help answer how the victim died. Des Moin

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Police: Man arrested in Las Vegas in connection to Des Moines murder

With the help of the Las Vegas, Nevada Police Department, a man charged with first-degree murder of a Des Moines resident has been arrested.Police responded to a report of a dispute in the 2900 block of Walnut Street at 1 a.m. Oct. 5. Officers found James Charles Moss Jr., 43, who appeared to be injured, inside the residence. Medics transferred Moss to MercyOne Hospital, where he later died.Sgt. Paul Parizek, with Des Moines police, said the circumstances of this situation were “suspicious.” Sarah Elizabeth Hupp, 38, was located by police, interviewed as a potential witness and released.Des Moines resident Nicky Joe Beery, 39, was near the scene during or around the event in question. Police had been attempting to locate Beery.On Thursday, Las Vegas police arrested Beery on a material witness warrant in connection to this murder. Des Moines police traveled to Las Vegas on Saturday to interview Beery. On Sunday morning, Beery was charged with first-degree murder.

With the help of the Las Vegas, Nevada Police Department, a man charged with first-degree murder of a Des Moines resident has been arrested.

Police responded to a report of a dispute in the 2900 block of Walnut Street at 1 a.m. Oct. 5. Officers found James Charles Moss Jr., 43, who appeared to be injured, inside the residence.

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Medics transferred Moss to MercyOne Hospital, where he later died.

Sgt. Paul Parizek, with Des Moines police, said the circumstances of this situation were “suspicious.”

Sarah Elizabeth Hupp, 38, was located by police, interviewed as a potential witness and released.

Des Moines resident Nicky Joe Beery, 39, was near the scene during or around the event in question. Police had been attempting to locate Beery.

On Thursday, Las Vegas police arrested Beery on a material witness warrant in connection to this murder.

Des Moines police traveled to Las Vegas on Saturday to interview Beery. On Sunday morning, Beery was charged with first-degree murder.

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