Des Moines Man Dies After Falling in Des Moines River
A Des Moines man died Sunday after falling in the Des Moines River Saturday afternoon. Rescue crews got the call at 4:42 p.m. Saturday and arrived at the scene near Principal Park where the Raccoon River meets the Des Moines River. Within 16 minutes, they found 64-year-old Allen Edward Kinnick and pulled him from the water. Police say he lived in a homeless camp near the river. He died Sunday at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.