UPDATE: Lexington murder suspect arrested in Iowa

DES MOINES, IA (WTVQ) – A man wanted in connection to a Lexington murder was arrested in Des Moines, Iowa Friday, according to Lexington Police.

Investigators say the U.S. Marshals Service Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force took 35-year old Valenti Ware into custody without incident.

He’s charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Meghan Acord.

Her body was found October 1 near the railroad tracks in the Loudon Avenue and Eastland Drive area.

Police think Ware and Acord knew each other.

Ware was lodged in the Polk County, Iowa Jail.






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