The Ottumwa Courier

September 4, 2013

3rd Des Moines beating death suspect surrenders

Ottumwa Courier

---- — DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The third of three 18-year-olds accused of beating to death a Des Moines man has surrendered to police.

The Des Moines Register says ( ) Kent Tyler III turned himself in on Tuesday morning.

Tyler, Yarvon Russell and James Shorter, all of Des Moines, have been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Richard Daughenbaugh. The 40-year-old Daughenbaugh was found severely beaten in a parking lot near the Center Street bridge on Aug. 25. He later died at a hospital.

All three young men remain in Polk County Jail, pending $500,000 bail each. Online court records don't list the names of their attorneys.


Information from: The Des Moines Register,