Ridgeway man sentenced to Missouri Department of Corrections on manslaughter charge

Prison Sentence

A Ridgeway man has been sentenced to four years in the Department of Corrections on second-degree involuntary manslaughter. His original charge in March of 2022 was murder.

Forty-two-year-old Travis William Gilliland was sentenced in Harrison County on March 23rd. He pleaded guilty in December.

A probable cause affidavit said Gilliland shot Lynn Trammell with a shotgun at a close range in March last year after a verbal altercation. Trammell was pronounced dead at the scene.