Trial date set for Cole County murder case

3 years 2 months 3 days ago Wednesday, November 18 2015 Nov 18, 2015 Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:56:00 PM CST November 18, 2015 in News
By: Samantha Kummerer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - A trial is set for March 14 for a man charged for second degree murder in Cole County. 

Cole County deputies arrested and charged Paris Alexander-Henderson for unlawful use of a weapon and murder in the second degree in the shooting of Bryant Sturke on April 25, 2015. 

Jefferson City police were responding to a shots fired call near the area of 1400 Elizabeth St. when they found Sturke in a car. 

After being taken to a local hospital, Sturke was pronounced dead. 

Investigators say Alexander-Henderson confessed at the police department in April. 

JCPD Lt. David Williams said Alexander-Henderson has had previous encounters with law enforcement.

 

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