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A juvenile boy has been arrested in the shooting death of a Sedalia man who was found dead Monday in his home on Douglas Lane, the Sedalia Police Department reported.
Law enforcement officials are investigating the death of Airman Airman First Class Luis Vazquez, whose body was found in Knob Noster State Park, as a homicide.
WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Police Department is investigating a possible homicide after a local bar owner and University of Central Missouri student was found shot in his home, according to a WPD press release.
After William Busch died on Friday, Feb. 10, 1928, as a result of a gunshot wound after an attempted robbery on Feb. 4, local citizens began donating money to fund a reward to be given to the person who correctly identified the murderers. Most of the donations were small, about $10 each, from citizens and businessmen. Other donations were larger; the men’s Bible class of First Methodist Church gave $50, the Musicians Local No. 22 gave $25, and Col. William Powell gave $50. The Sedalia Democrat pledged $250, and the members of the Chamber of Commerce, who proposed the reward, began to contribute toward the $1,000 promised by that organization.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has arrested a suspect in connection with the triple homicide in Cole Camp.
The April 1928 session of Circuit Court continued, with most of the accused being convicted and receiving the maximum sentences allowed under the law. In one case, that of Harvey Goodpasture, who was charged with stealing seven sacks of seed clover from Ed C. Perkins’ farm, Judge Dimmit Hoffman went beyond the jury’s recommendation. The jury recommended a sentence of two years in the penitentiary with the possibility of parole; Hoffman refused to recommend parole because “of the crime conditions.”
A Whiteman Air Force Base airman is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a five-hour stand-off Tuesday in Blanco County Texas.
The Sedalia Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation at this home at 1417 W. 11th St. after a man was shot to death early Sunday morning.
Sedalia police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was killed early Sunday morning after being shot in his home in the 1400 block of West 11th Street.
HAL SMITH/DEMOCRAT Benton County Sheriff Rick Fajen escorts Robert B. Bluton, 45, from the jail to the Benton County Courthouse for a Wednesday morning prliminary hearing. Blurton, charged with three counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Cole Camp residents Donald, Sharon and Taron Luetjen, waived his preliminary hearing and is set to appear for arraignment on April 20. PIC SLUG:03-04-10 Blurton Prelim
Benton County Sheriff Rick Fajen escorts Robert B. Blurton, 45, from the jail to the Benton County Courthouse for a Wednesday morning preliminary hearing.
A hearing scheduled for today for the man charged in this summer’s triple homicide of a Cole Camp family was postponed.
The person of interest in the death of a 91-year-old Warrensburg resident was charged with second-degree murder.
COLE CAMP — A 911 call made the night a Cole Camp family was shot to death led investigators to a relative from Kansas who is charged in the fatal shootings. It also has police looking for additional suspects.
Charles M. Heiss, left, the sheriff of Johnson County and head of the Missouri Rural Major Case Squad investigating Cole Camp’s triple homicide, addresses the media and about 200 Cole Camp residents Saturday evening during a news conference.
Robert B. Blurton, of Garnett, Kan., was arrested Saturday at his home. A possible motive in the murders is robbery.
Cole Camp residents will sleep easier this week after hearing news of an arrest in the Cole Camp triple homicide.
Authorities are investigating the deaths of a teenage girl and her two grandparents whose bodies were found in their Cole Camp home Tuesday as a triple homicide.
Law enforcement officers with the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office and Sedalia Police Department assisted other agencies Wednesday in the pursuit of a suspect in a St. Joseph homicide.
Robert B. Blurton
The Garnett, Kan., man charged with three counts of first degree murder was granted a change of venue from Benton County to Clay County earlier this month, according to court documents.
The man charged with killing three Cole Camp residents last June entered a not guilty plea Tuesday in a Benton County Circuit Court.
The Mid-Missouri Major Case Squad was activated Tuesday to assist in a homicide investigation following the death of Michael E. Smith, who was shot in his Sedalia home early Sunday morning.
WARSAW — A preliminary hearing for the man charged with killing three Cole Camp residents in June was scheduled for Nov. 30 in Benton County Circuit Court.