Des Moines resident faces First Degree Murder charge after hotel shooting

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(Des Moines, IA) -- A 50-year-old Des Moines resident is charged with First Degree Murder after a 45-year-old man was found dead with gunshot wounds at a Motel 6 on Fleur Drive.

Police say Surfun Julise Boens shot the man Friday, January 13th around 4:00 a.m. They say Boens and the victim lived together in the hotel.

The investigation into the city's 2nd homicide of the year is ongoing.

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