West Des Moines Native Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide
Denver, CO police say a West Des Moines native was killed yesterday in an apparent murder-suicide. Officials say 25 year-old Emily Weikert, an Iowa State University graduate, was reportedly shot in a apartment complex parking garage by 51 year-old Robert Lewis. Police say Lewis was a former co-worker of Weikert at CoBank who was terminated for harassing her a few weeks ago. Investigators later found Lewis dead due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.