Man connected to 2017 Columbia homicide pleads guilty

6 months 6 days 15 hours ago Tuesday, March 20 2018 Mar 20, 2018 Tuesday, March 20, 2018 10:54:00 AM CDT March 20, 2018 in News
By: Monica Dunn, KOMU 8 Desk Producer

COLUMBIA-- A man pleaded guilty Monday to charges connected to a homicide case in the summer of 2017.

Willie Higgens was charged with tampering with evidence and unlawful possession of a firearm. He was arrested in July after detectives connected him to a shooting that left one man dead.

Officers said Damian Ramon Davis died from a gunshot wound following an incident in the 2700 block of Quail Drive. 

No one has been charged with murder in connection with this case.

Higgins is scheduled for a hearing on April 19 in Boone County.

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