Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man sentenced to 14-years in prison on manslaughter and abandonment of a corpse charges

A sentencing hearing was held in Nodaway County Tuesday, September 1st for a Maysville man found guilty in July of involuntary manslaughter—first degree and abandonment of a corpse in the death of Leah Dawson of Maysville. Kenneth Lyn Wykert was sentenced to 10 years in the Department of Corrections on the involuntary manslaughter charge and […]

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New Cambria man facing burglary and theft charges in Linn County

A New Cambria man faces several felony charges in Linn County after an alleged incident in Meadville Saturday, August 1st. Forty-three-year-old Richard Neal Elam has been charged with burglary—second degree, harassment—first degree, and stealing—firearm, explosive weapon, or ammonium nitrate. He has also been charged with misdemeanor assault—fourth degree. An arraignment is scheduled for Wednesday, August […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and abandonment of a corpse

A Maysville man has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and abandonment of a corpse in the death of Leah Dawson of Maysville. A court trial was held this week with Presiding Judge Roger Prokes in Nodaway County Circuit Court for Kenneth Lyn Wykert. The court announced its verdict Thursday, July 16th.  The involuntary manslaughter […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man facing felony murder charge appears in court on drug-related charges

A Maysville man facing felony charges in Nodaway County of second degree murder and abandonment of a corpse appeared via Zoom in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court yesterday (Monday) on drug-related charges. Online court information shows Kenneth Wykert has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor unlawful possession of […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man charged with murder makes court appearance on drug-related charges

A Maysville man facing felony charges in Nodaway County of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse saw a case involving drug-related charges bound over to Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court on Wednesday morning. Kenneth Wykert was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana […]

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Audio: Moberly man arrested in child abuse case where he struck child with toolbox and cell phone

A baby girl in Moberly has life-threatening injuries in a case of possible child abuse. Police were originally notified of the case around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday after the child had to be flown by helicopter from Moberly Regional Medical Center to St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The child was listed as critical and had “obvious […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man charged with murder pleads guilty to sex offender charge

A Maysville man charged with the felonies of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of guilty on another charge on Friday. Kenneth Wykert pleaded guilty in Caldwell County to misdemeanor attempted failure to register as a sex offender. A sentencing assessment report was waived, he was afforded […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man accused of murder granted application for change of judge

An application for a change of judge was sustained in Division One of DeKalb County Circuit Court on Tuesday for a Maysville man charged with the felonies of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse. Kenneth Wykert’s case was transferred to the Missouri Supreme Court for reassignment. A motion was made on October 15th for […]