Suspect charged with murder in Iowa police ambush killings

The vehicle driven by Urbandale Police officer Justin Martin when he was shot and killed is towed from the scene, November 2, 2016 in Urbandale, IowaThe suspect in the ambush-style shootings of two police officers has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, officials in the US state of Iowa said on Thursday. Scott Michael Greene was arrested and taken to jail wearing the handcuffs carried by the two slain officers, the Des Moines Police Department said in a statement. Anthony Beminio, 39, an 11-year veteran of the Des Moines police department, and Justin Martin, 24, who had served one year on the police force in nearby Urbandale, Iowa were ambushed Wednesday while patrolling in their cars, authorities said.

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