A Lee’s Summit man whose life sentence and murder conviction in a 1983 prison stabbing were overturned by the state Supreme Court after another inmate confessed is firing back against state prosecutors he says are withholding evidence as they press for a new trial.
4 separate stabbings incidents took place in the city of St Louis Saturday.
Jefferson County authorities say 21-year-old Christina Fudge of Ironton broke into a home in Imperial Friday night.
According to police, it happened around 10:40 p.m. in the 3400 block of Juniata Street in the Tower Grove East neighborhood.
Neighbors say the longtime residents of Country Life Acres had issues but didn’t expect anything like this.
Steven Neal Henderson, of Iberia, Mo., was charged with first-degree murder of 13-year-old Macala Shelton, who was reported missing and found dead on an unoccupied farm.
Police arrested Tyrone Stainback, 42, shortly after the stabbing.
Police say the 49-year-old woman was standing at a bus stop Monday night when a man approached and started randomly slashing at people.
The stabbing, coupled with a fatal shooting a day later, left St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson defensive about his department’s ability to prevent such crimes.
The man allegedly punched Sophia Moore first. Then, with her children in the house, police say he stabbed her to death with a kitchen knife.