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Des Moines PD Identifies Man Found Dead In River

Police In Des Moines have released the name of the man who was found dead, in the water of the Des Moines River last weekend. Police say the body was that of 42 year old, Des Moines reident Diaa Elhag Kafi.

Police Say Kafi was last seen March 17th when he jumped in the river at Prospect Park while running from them. Following that incident authroities say, multiple searches of the river were conducted unsuccessfully.

The Des Moines PD says the case is still under investigation. As of the time of this report, the cause of death had not been released.

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