Residents in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Meachum Park are expressing disbelief that a neighbor was responible for the shooting deaths of five people, including two Kirkwood police officers and three city employees.
Kevin Johnson will not get a third trial for the murder of Sgt. Bill McEntee, a Kirkwood police officer gunned down in his police vehicle. A judge ruled Friday that a possible conflict involving a juror was not enough to order a new trial.
Defense attorneys are asking for a new trial for Kevin Johnson, convicted of killing Kirkwood Sgt. Bill McEntee. One of their central arguments is that a juror did not tell anyone about knowing a detective in the case, even after the detective testified in the trial.
United States Postal Inspectors are investigating a threatening letter sent in the wake of the Kevin Johnson murder trial. On Nov. 9, the same day the sentence came down in the case, the letter arrived in the mail.
A jury on Friday recommended the death penalty for a man convicted of murdering a Kirkwood police officer. Kevin Johnson, 22, was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Sgt. Bill McEntee.
A jury deliberated for four hours before it found a man guilty of first-degree murder for killing a Kirkwood police officer. The jury returned its verdict against Kevin Johnson, 22, around 4 p.m. Thursday. Johnson was charged in the shooting death of Sgt. Bill McEntee.
The man accused of fatally shooting a Kirkwood police sergeant will not testify in his retrial, his attorney said Wednesday. Kevin Johnson, 22, faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of Sgt. Bill McEntee.
Prosecutors hope key forensics testimony will lead to the conviction of an accused murderer. Kevin Johnson, 22, is standing trial for the shooting death of Kirkwood Police Sgt. Bill McEntee. The state is seeking the death penalty for first-degree murder.
The first day of testimony has wrapped up in the murder trial of Kevin Johnson. Johnson, 22, is being retried for the murder of Kirkwood police Sgt. Bill McEntee. McEntee, 43, was shot to death in the Meacham Park neighborhood in July 2005.