WATERLAND BLOG: Arrest Made In Murder Of Jayme Thomas
From our sister site The Waterland Blog:
The Des Moines Police Department announced early Thursday (Dec. 8th) that they had made an arrest for the murder of Jayme Thomas.
“Through tips and leads from the community, the Des Moines Police Department’s Investigations Unit was able to identify several witnesses which lead to the identification of the one responsible for the Murder of Jayme Thomas and Assault with a Deadly Weapon on Scott Kennedy,” read an email.
Police say that Wednesday night (Dec. 7), along with the assistance of Valley SWAT, arrested a 29-year old Asian Male at his residence without incident. Coincidentally, Wednesday night was also when the ‘Justice for Jayme‘ fundraiser was held.
The suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Homicide and Investigation of Assault.
Jayme Thomas was shot and killed as she sat in the backseat of a vehicle and Scott Kennedy was shot standing outside of a vehicle while they in Redondo during the early morning of November 5, 2011 (read our coverage here).