Family and friends are reacting to recent murder charges filed in a nearly two-year old double homicide case in Ripley County. Keith Boyles, David Youngblood, and Chantale Youngblood stand accused of killing Loyd and Irene Piatt, and setting their house on fire on June 23, 2010. The three along with Melissa Youngblood are also accused of killing Ed Atkinson and Bonnie Chase in July of 2010, and setting their house on fire. "They kept saying be patient, we were and it's...
Family and friends are reacting to recent murder charges filed in a nearly two-year old double homicide case in Ripley County. Keith Boyles, David Youngblood, and Chantale Youngblood stand accused of killing Loyd and Irene Piatt.
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.
Attorney General Chris Koster's office filed more charges Tuesday against three people for allegedly murdering Edgar Atkinson and Bonnie Chase, and Loyd and Irene Piatt, in two separate incidents.
It has been one year and still no justice for a Heartland couple shot and burned in their home. It's a story that rocked Ripley County last summer. Family members want to know why no one has been charged in the murder of their loved ones.
Two suspects in a brutal Ripley County murder case say they're innocent.
News autopsy results that show Loyd and Irene Piatt died as a result of gun shot wounds to the chest, and not due to the tragic fire in their home is hard for families members to cope with.
Authorities try to figure out if a pair of fires that claimed the lives of two couples in Ripley County are related.
Sheriff Ron Barnett says four people have been arrested for murder in connection with the death of two people last weekend.