By Crystal Britt - bio | email DONIPHAN, MO (KFVS) - Four fires, four murders and four suspects. This past summer the crimes left many people in Ripley County at a loss for words. New details are beginning to surface as the suspects in these cases get ready for more court appearances in the coming days. It is a story that has rocked the city of Doniphan. The first fire happened in June, then less than a month later there was another fire. Four people die...
Four fires, four murders, and four suspects. This past summer the crimes left many people in Ripley County at a loss for words.
By Crystal Britt DONIPHAN, MO (KFVS) - It's a story that continues to take wild twists and turns...the homicide cases out of Ripley County. First, there were the deaths of 81 year old Ed Atkinson and 69 year old Bonnie Chase earlier this month. Both were found dead in a burned out home. Four people are now charged in connections with their deaths. David Youngblood, Melissa Youngblood, Chantale Younblood, and Keith Boyles all face murder and arson charges. Those same fou...
Linda Mabary says she can't even fathom all that's happened to her mother and step-father who were exhumed this week. Preliminary autopsy results show Loyd and Irene Piatt died of gunshot wounds, not smoke inhalation as originally thought.
Two suspects in a brutal Ripley County murder case say they're innocent.
The Ripley County Coroner says preliminary autopsy results on the bodies of an elderly couple exhumed from their graves Thursday show they died of gunshot wounds.
Crews at a cemetery near Doniphan used a backhoe and hand tools to exhume the bodies of two people found in a burned out home on June 23. Ripley County Sheriff Ron Barnett wants to know if the Piatt couple were killed before the fire.
A Ripley County couple, their 17-year-old daughter, and their daughter's 18-year-old boyfriend pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday in Doniphan.
Authorities try to figure out if a pair of fires that claimed the lives of two couples in Ripley County are related.