Murder charge dropped in Des Moines homicide

(Des Moines, IA) -- The Polk County Attorney's Office is dropping a murder charge against a Des Moines man.

Michael Jacobs had been charged in the death of Sean Newman.

Police now say there were inconsistencies with statements from a witness, so the murder charge against Jacobs has been dropped. Newman died after being shot September 2nd, in a neighborhood east of Drake University.

Whitney Davis of Des Moines has also been charged in Newman's murder.

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content