Vernell Loggins Goes To Trial In Girlfriend’s Murder

Brian Kelly

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) –  Trial is set to begin Monday for a Pacific Missouri man who allegedly murdered and dismembered his live-in girlfriend more than two years ago.

Prosecutors are planning to seek the death penalty against Vernell Loggins Jr.

He’s charged with first-degree murder in the November 2009 death of Stephanie Fields.

Investigators say Loggins stabbed Fields, then put most of her remains in a large trash can, which was later discovered outside the Monroe Woods Apartments.

Her head and hands were found two days later along the Meramec River near Times Beach.

Detectives say evidence against Loggins includes mail addressed to him found in that trash can, along with video surveillance images of him buying a large trash can, carpet cleaner and detergent at a nearby Wal-Mart store.

Loggins’ attorney had sought a change of venue, but the trial is set to be held in Franklin County Circuit Court.



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