Police ID man accused of killing girlfriend’s dad

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.