DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa authorities intend to file murder and other charges against a man accused of killing a Des Moines resident who’d been reported missing.
The Des Moines Police Department said in a news release Friday that prosecutors have approved charges of robbery, burglary and first-degree murder against 22-year-old Kyle Jepson, of Des Moines. He’s accused of killing Gloria Gary, who was reported missing Jan. 5 and was last seen Jan. 3
Her car was spotted Wednesday in Parowan (PEHR’-oh-wuhn) City, Utah, and again Thursday in Tooele (too-WIHL’-uh) County, Utah. Authorities say Jepson was taken into custody there and will be returned to Iowa.
Des Moines police say they obtained a search warrant for Gary’s home and found a body believed to be hers. A positive identification awaits autopsy results.