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Chavez Appears In Court On Murder And Robbery Charges

The suspect in the October 11th murder on the west side of Fort Dodge appeared in court Wednesday. Fort Dodge resident Damion Lamont Chavez made his initial appearance on charges of first degree murder and first degree robbery. Chavez is accused of killing 28 year old Sioux Falls, South Dakota resident Mohammed Yaqoub. Chavez was captured October 13th during a routine traffic stop in South Georgia. Bail has been set for Chavez at 6 million dollars. He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Friday November 1st.


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