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DES MOINES – Two Iowa men have been arrested in connection to the assault of a 22-year-old Black man that the victim, Darquan Jones, his family and the NAACP of Des Moines say was racially motivated.
Dale Lee Millard was arrested Thursday morning and charged with willful injury causing serious injury. Millard, 28, "made admissions" to the May assault, which began near his property on the 100 block of E Titus Avenue and ended in a nearby creek bed, according to police reports.
During a Friday morning news conference, Des Moines police said an arrest warrant had been issued for a second suspect in the case. Jesse James Downs, 27, turned himself in a few hours later, at 1 p.m., and was charged with willful injury causing serious injury.