first degree murder
An eastern Kansas man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and five other counts after an alleged abduction and police chase ended in the death of a 5-year-old girl from a gunshot wound.
Authorities believe the shooting is a result of an ongoing feud between residents in the neighboring communities of Madison, Venice and Brooklyn.
Antonio Muldrew, 36, is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, first-degree robbery and armed criminal action.
A St. Louis jury has begun deliberating whether to reduce a 21-year-old’s life sentence for a fatal shooting he committed as a teen.
Lauren Bach, 24, had suffered head and neck trauma, cuts to her hands, and bite marks to her neck and back.
Two inmates at a federal facility in Springfield have been sentenced to death for killing another inmate.
The St. Louis Circuit Attorney says 39-year-old Davion Williams killed 41-year-old Darnell Jones at the First Western Inn Motel in April.
Prosecutors in St. Clair County have charged 22-year-old Treveon Burrage of East St. Louis with first-degree murder.
Investigators allege the men shot 43-year-old Kenneth Deal of Venice on May 19 in Madison while trying to rob him of marijuana.
Reginald Singletary told police his Saudi Arabian roommate paid him to kill a central Missouri bar owner.