62-year-old man taken into custody after woman found dead Saturday evening

Cedar Rapids, IA – Police officials said this incident occurred right after 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

It happened on 10th Avenue.

Cedar Rapids Police Department officers responded to a disturbance call.

When the officers arrived on scene, they found one female victim.

Police said the unidentified victim suffered a blunt force trauma to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 62-year-old man who reportedly called 911 was arrested and taken into custody.

His name is Arthur Flowers and he is now charged with 1st-degree murder.

Flowers was bookend into the Linn County Jail.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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