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Des Moines police investigating home-invasion death

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Police are interviewing witnesses and occupants of a Des Moines house where one man was killed, and police believe the dead man may have broken into the home.

Police say the incident happened around 2 a.m. Saturday at 2020 E. 14th Street, and someone in the house called 911.

Officers who responded found a man dead inside the home.

The man's name and cause of death have not yet been released.

Police said in a news release Saturday that investigators learned the man had broken into the home, and an altercation with people inside the house then took place.

An autopsy has been ordered.

Police say one occupant of the house was taken to a hospital for treatment.
 

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