D’Taveon Gully faces murder charge
A Fort Dodge teen is among a group of people who have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Des Moines woman.
D’Taveon John Gully, 16, is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of Sakira Kezia Tamra Bonner.
According to police, Bonner, 18, was found lying in the middle of a West Des Moines road on April 5.
Police responded to the area of South 64th Street and Coachlight Drive after receiving reports of shots fired.
Bonner was found by someone driving through the area, police reported.
She was transported by ambulance to an undisclosed hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
According to police, Bonner was killed during the process of a drug deal.
In addition to Gully, Eliazar Montoya Gama, 17, of Des Moines, and Johndarius Lewis, 20, of Des Moines, are each charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery.
A 15-year-old male has also been charged. But because of his age, officials said they can’t release additional information on him.
According to police, everyone with direct involvement in the case has been located, identified, and charged.
The West Des Moines Police Department and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continue to investigate.