Police Department

Suspect ID

 

News Release

 

For immediate release: 11/14/14 @ 1130

 

 

Suspect Identified

 

          Formal charges were brought against 37 year-old, Shawn M. Hughes, today in Jackson County court.  Mr. Hughes was the person of interest in the surveillance video pictures released yesterday.  He and female were both interviewed yesterday and the truck in question was processed for evidence.  The name of the female will not be released since no charges were brought against her at this time.

 

 

Shawn M. Hughes

 

       The formal charges brought against Mr. Hughes can be obtained through the County Prosecutor’s office.

 

       If anyone has any additional information regarding this homicide they are encouraged to contact the Independence Police Investigations Unit at 816-325-7330.

 

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