Omaha woman killed in Des Moines identified

Wichang Chawech
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Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 8:39 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - An Omaha woman who died nine days after being shot in Des Moines has been identified.

WHO-TV reports Nyamal Deng, 26, died Tuesday. She had been shot Oct. 10 at a bar called the High Dive.

Another person, a 27-year-old man, was also wounded. He was treated and released from a hospital.

Police arrested Wichang Chawech, 33 of Des Moines, for first-degree murder, attempted murder, two counts of willful injury, and two counts of intimidation with a weapon.

Police were investigating why the shooting happened. It was Des Moines’ eighth homicide of 2021.

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