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Bond set at $1 million cash-only for Columbia homicide suspects

By Jessica Quick, Meteorologist & Digital Content Director, jessicaq@kmiz.com
Published On: Apr 25 2014 04:18:30 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 26 2014 01:16:14 AM CDT

Two suspects given $1 million cash-only bond

COLUMBIA, Mo. -

Two suspects in Tuesday's Columbia homicide on West Texas Avenue were arraigned Friday afternoon in Boone County Circuit Court.

Boone County Prosecutor Dan Knight requested that bond be set at $1 million cash-only for 23-year-old Deshai Richardson and 22-year-old She'aun Prince.

That request was granted by a judge Friday.

Knight told the court and ABC 17 News he made the request because both Richardson and Prince are a threat to the owner of the apartment, a flight risk, and argued that both suspects have strong ties to what he calls a violent Columbia gang, Squad Up.

Knight could not elaborate on what he told the court because the case is still under investigation.

One man was killed and another suspect, 22-year-old Darrius Edwards, was injured when Edwards, Prince, and Richardson allegedly tried to rob the apartment of 28-year-old Reggie Bentley.

Stay with ABC 17 News for the latest in this developing story.
 

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