Tolston Murder Suspect Back in Boone County

3 years 11 months 2 days ago Monday, January 13 2014 Jan 13, 2014 Monday, January 13, 2014 1:47:00 PM CST January 13, 2014 in News
By: Amanda Sohaney, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - One of the suspects in the Dontay Tolston murder is behind bars in Boone County and appeared in Boone County court via video Monday.

Sheriff's deputies 17-year-old Derrick Copelin back to Boone County from New Orleans Sunday night. New Orleans police officers arrested Copelin Wednesday, Jan. 8.

The Columbia Police Department said a woman found Tolston on the floor of a Newton Drive residence with a gunshot wound on Jan. 2. Tolston died at the hospital on the morning of Jan. 3.

Boone County also issued a warrant for the arrest of Jimiah A. Lambert, 20, of Columbia. Lambert was still at large Monday and not believed to be in the Columbia area.

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