Zachary James Zumwalt has been named as the victim of a deadly midnight shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the McDonald’s on West Kearney Street, east of Kansas Expressway, in Springfield, Missouri.
Police found Zumwalt, 28, shot inside his car. He was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries while being transported to a hospital.
Sergeant Ryan Russell with the Springfield Police Department said initially calls came in about a possibly intoxicated driver. “When our officers got here they were flagged down by other people in the parking lot saying there had just been a shooting,” Sgt. Russell described. Sgt. Russell said someone in a white-four door car drove south on Johnston, just west of the McDonald’s parking lot, stopped and shot the man. The suspected shooter sped off, heading south on Johnston according to Sgt. Russell. Continue reading
Nena Samuel has been identified as the body found two weeks ago near Plaster Creek.
The woman has been positively identified as 35-year-old Samuel, said Sgt. Catherine Williams of the Grand Rapids Police Department. Sgt. Williams says her autopsy showed no signs of trauma.
A cause and manner of death will be established once the medical examiner finishes their toxicology report.
Samuel’s body was discovered near Plaster Creek in Grand Rapids on November 9th by a cleanup crew in the area. Continue reading
Kristine Baggs has been charged with failure to stop after an accident, tampering with evidence and two counts of vehicular manslaughter, according to the Clark County Common Pleas Court website.
Baggs is listed as a teacher in family and consumer science at Kenton Ridge High School. She made $52,788 in 2016, according to the Dayton Daily News Payroll Project.
Lawrence J. Mason, 45, of Medway was struck and killed by a silver 2015 Dodge Durango in September 2016, according to an Ohio State Highway Patrol crash report. The vehicle and driver left the scene, according to investigators. Continue reading
Elden Shannon Muncy has been named as the man arrested Monday evening in the shooting deaths of two Lawrence County residents, Kentucky State Police say.
Muncy, 21, is charged with two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of Randy Sherman Blevins, 35, and Mary Evans-Smith, 50. Muncy and the two victims knew each other, according to authorities.
The shootings happened late Sunday night-early Monday morning in the 6300 block of Yellow Creek Road in Louisa.
Troopers say 911 received a call just after midnight from a woman who told them a man showed up to her house asking for help because he had been shot. Continue reading
Kevin Rodgers of IU School of Medicine has been named as the person murdered on Indiana’s northwest side Monday morning.
Rodgers, program director emeritus at IU School of Medicine, was found shot dead just after noon at a house in the 7500 block of Ballinshire S. Drive.
Officer Jim Gillespie of IMPD said Rodgers’ wife called police.
“We have a male victim that has lost his life,” Gillespie said. “The family is having to deal with that and they’re frustrated and we’re frustrated, and the whole community is frustrated. Any death is unnecessary.” Continue reading
The woman killed in a DUI crash Sunday morning near University of Louisville has been identified as Lydia “LaLa” Logsdon. She was 24.
Logsdon, of Louisville, was killed in a vehicle after Shawn Murphy, 45, ran a red light at Floyd Street and Central Avenue, in Louisville. Murphy was traveling near Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium early Sunday morning when he struck another vehicle, according to his arrest report.
Police said Murphy walked away from the crash scene but was arrested a short distance away. His charges include manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident, among others.
Logsdon was a passenger in the car that was struck. The driver of the car was transported to University Hospital with serious injuries. The name of the that driver was not immediately released. Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene.
Murphy also is charged with possession of both a controlled substance as well as drug paraphernalia. His arrest report indicated that a pipe found in his car “contained residue consistent with methamphetamines.” Continue reading
A man found stabbed to death inside a home in Ramseur, NC, early Monday morning is the father of a man who made news in June for committing a home invasion in the same area.
Eugene Cleve Staley Sr. has been identified by the State Bureau of Investigation as the man found dead in a Ramseur home. He was 47. His son, Eugene Cleve Staley jr., made headlines along with a female accomplice after they were arrested for assaulting a man in his home last summer.
Early Monday morning, Staley Sr. was found inside a home on Columbia Avenue. The call came in around 2:45 a.m. from a neighbor who reported that the victim’s 8-year-old son ran to tell them something was wrong. According to the neighbors, the boy ran to them with no shoes or shirt. He also had a wound to his arm. The boy is currently in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Continue reading
Former New England Patriots wide receiver Terry Glenn has died at age 43, according to news reports.
Fire officials in Irving say Glenn, a former Ohio State Buckeyes star player, died early Monday after a car crash, The Dallas Morning News’ SportsDay and KRLD-FM report.
Former teammate Damien Woody on Twitter also expressed his condolences.
Glenn played for the New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. Continue reading
Charles Manson — the man who masterminded one of the most heinous murder sprees in American history — is dead … this according to the sister of his famous victim.
Debra Tate tells TMZ she received a call from the prison telling her Manson died 8:13 PM Sunday.
The prison is contacting all of the victims’ families.
Manson was recently wheeled into Bakersfield hospital and escorted by 5 uniformed cops. Our sources had said at the time, “It’s just a matter of time.” He was covered in blankets and looked ashen in the gurney.
Barcelona Wine Bar employee, Chelsea Beller, 29, was killed during a brutal robbery early Sunday.
As the restaurant was closing, three males entered and tied up the employees with electrical tape. Beller was forced to take the suspects upstairs to open the safe; then she was shot.
Atlanta Police responded to a person shot call at the Barcelona Wine Bar in the 1000 block of Howell Mill Road around 1:45 a.m., and discovered the woman with a gunshot wound in the shoulder, located in the upstairs area of the restaurant. The Fulton County Medical Examiner later identified her as Chelsea Beller of Atlanta. Continue reading