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UPDATE: Police ID Iowa man accused of killing girlfriend's dad

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PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) -- Police have charged a Pleasant Hill man with murder in the slaying of his girlfriend's father.
   
Authorities say 26-year-old Ricky St. John was arrested early Sunday in Pleasant Hill after having a fight with 46-year-old Timothy Neal. Neal died at Iowa Lutheran Hospital after the confrontation.
   
Police have not said what started the fight. St. John remained in Polk County Jail on Monday. Online court records don't list the name of an attorney who could comment for him.

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A 26-year-old Iowa man is suspected of killing his girlfriend's father.

The Des Moines Register reports the suspect was arrested early Sunday after having a fight with 46-year-old Timothy Neal.

Neal died at Iowa Lutheran Hospital after the confrontation with the 26-year-old who lives in Pleasant Hill, Iowa.

Police didn't immediately say what prompted the fight or what the nature of Neal's injuries were.

The suspect was being held without bond Sunday at the Polk County Jail.

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