IOWA CITY, Iowa- A man convicted of killing a Des Moines girl decades ago has died. Sixty-one-year-old Charles Lasage had been serving a life prison sentence for 1st Degree Murder. Lasage died Sunday, December 16th at University Hospitals in Iowa City after a chronic illness.
Lasage was convicted of killing eleven-year-old Rosalyn Barnes October 14, 1991.
Her body was found near Adventureland Drive in Altoona. An autopsy concluded Barnes died of strangulation.
Lasage was also convicted of killing an eleven-year-old girl in New York in 1986.