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Man Wanted For February Murder In Ames Arrested Sunday In Des Moines

The man accussed of the February Murder of an Ames woman has been arrested. 33 year old, Richard George Fleck was arrested early Sunday morning in Des Moines after he allegedly assaulted a woman at a residence there.

The woman was severely beaten and police say that a witness intervened and called to report the assault. Reportedly, Fleck then chased the witness and began beating her before people in the neighborhood stopped the attack. Police say, Fleck ran from the area but was located hiding in a tree after a K-9 search.

Fleck faces the murder charge in Story County, but now also faces additional charges of attempted murder and willful serious injury stemming from the weekend incident.

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