Man Pleads Guilty in Northwest Missouri State Murder Case
MARYVILLE - A northwest Missouri man charged with murder in the death of a college student outside a bar in Maryville has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.
Kevin Mooney pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for his part in the September 2012 death of Tomarken Smith. He was originally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault.
Smith died as a result of head injuries following an assault by Mooney and Tony Overlin,24, of Bethany, shortly after 1 a.m., after he left Molly's Dance Club & Bar near Fourth and Market streets.
Mooney and Tony Overlin were initially charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault.