Stephanie Kambamba

Bond set for Kirksville woman charged with murder

Bond has been set for a Kirksville woman charged with felony first-degree murder following a child death investigation by the Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control and Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office. Twenty-eight-year-old Makuya Stephanie Kambamba’s bond is $250,000 cash only. A bond appearance hearing is scheduled in the Associate Division of Sullivan County […]

Stephanie Kambamba

Kirksville woman charged with murder of newborn baby to be arraigned today

An arraignment is scheduled this morning, Monday, May 18, 2020, at a courtroom in Milan for a Kirksville woman accused of murder, involuntary manslaughter, and abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death. Twenty-eight-year-old Makuya Kambamba is accused in the May 6th death of a newborn baby in a restroom toilet at the Smithfield […]

Stephanie Kambamba

Kirksville woman gives birth in bathroom, left baby to drown in toilet

The Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control reports the arrest of a Kirksville woman on first-degree murder following a child death investigation by the Division of Drug and Crime Control and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office. The Patrol took 28-year-old Makuya Stephanie Kambamba into custody Friday with assistance from the Kirksville Police Department. […]

Division One of Circuit Court

Judge Tom Alley presides over Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Among cases on Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court, A Chicago, Illinois man, George Ernie Almond, received a prison sentence and then was placed on probation after he pleaded guilty to fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance from a Trenton business on January 28th. Judge Tom Alley ordered a sentence […]

Deadly Shooting

Missouri college student dead, another student arrested in on-campus shooting

A University of Central Missouri college student in western Missouri’s Warrensburg has died from getting shot Monday afternoon at an on-campus apartment building. The school’s Twitter page says campus police responded to a report Monday afternoon of a gun accidentally firing. Stephon Abron of eastern Missouri’s St. Charles was killed. Jeremy Manley is accused of […]

Deadly Accident

Woman killed after falling from window of moving vehicle; driver accused of manslaughter and DWI

A Lawson woman was killed late Friday night when she fell from a car and was struck by the vehicle. Thirty-eight-year-old Misty Newell was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident northeast of Excelsior Springs on Route Y. Newell was improperly riding on the vehicle, fell out of a passenger side window, and was […]

Manslaughter

Carrollton man charged with manslaughter draws suspended prison sentence

A Carrollton man charged with felony second-degree involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated was sentenced in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court on Wednesday. The court sentenced Dustin Michael Goodale to two years in the custody of the Missouri Department of Corrections. The execution of the sentence was stayed on the involuntary manslaughter […]

Manslaughter

Trenton man turns himself in on manslaughter charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man turned himself in on Tuesday on felony second-degree involuntary manslaughter. Sixty-two-year-old Russell Lee Louderback has also been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Louderback’s bond was initially set at $25,000 cash only and he […]

Shawn Michhael Yuille

Pre-trial conference held for man charged in death of Danette Rardon

Three days have been set aside for a jury trial for the defendant accused in a traffic accident at Chillicothe that killed one person and injured a young girl. The fatality accident was November 25th of 2017 in downtown Chillicothe.  Thirty-nine-year-old Danette Rardon of Chillicothe died in the two-vehicle wreck. Twenty-four-year-old Shawn Michael Yuille faces […]

Prison Sentence

Carrollton man sentenced to a total of 8-years in crash that killed two

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court this week for a Carrollton man who previously pleaded guilty to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from a vehicle accident in December 2017. Online court information shows the court rejected a plea agreement for Blake Wilson, and he was […]