Tolston Murder Suspect Back in Boone County
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.