Police begin homicide investigation after body found

Authorities have begun a homicide investigation after finding a body in the home of a missing Des Moines woman.

Police say Gloria Gary was reported missing Jan. 5, having been last seen at her workplace Jan. 3. Her car was spotted Wednesday in Parowan (PEHR’-oh-wuhn) City, Utah, and again Thursday in Tooele (too-WIHL’-uh) County, Utah. A man seen with the car was taken into custody. His name hasn’t been released.

Des Moines police say they obtained a search warrant for Gary’s home and found a body believed to be hers. A positive identification awaits autopsy results.