For Immediate Release
Jan. 26, 2017
Anthony Walker, convicted by a Jackson County jury in November 2016 in the 2012 murders of Herschel and Donna Pike and Edward Williams, has been sentenced to three life sentences without parole plus 105 years in prison, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
In January 2012, according to court records, Kansas City police found the body of Edward Williams outside a residence near 39th and The Paseo. The bodies of Herschel and Donna Pike were found in a nearby residence. All had died of gunshot wounds. The last two calls to a victim's phone were from Anthony Walker. An undercover police officer later purchased from the defendant the murder weapon. Further testing found the DNA of one victim. Crime scene investigators matched impressions from the shoes being worn by the defendant at the time he was arrested.
Walker, dob: 7/4/1966, is serving 30 years on a federal conviction of unlawful possession of a firearm.
Assistant Prosecutors Jeremy Baldwin and Ashleigh Ragner prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.
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Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.