Des Moines officers find body of slain woman

Des Moines police are investigating the slaying of a woman whose body was found in an apartment.

Officers who were sent to the apartment around 10:40 p.m. Monday found the body and noted that the 45-year-old woman had suffered a traumatic injury. Her name hasn’t been released yet.

Police say several potential witnesses are being questioned. No arrests have been reported.

Police say the woman’s death is Des Moines’ eighth homicide of the year.