For Immediate Release
Dec. 28, 2017
A Kansas City man, 35, has been charged in the Dec. 16, 2017, fatal shooting of his wife Joegina L. Davis in south Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Howard Tyrone Neely, dob: 6/5/1982, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court documents filed today, Kansas City police found the victim in the street, suffering from gunshot wounds. A witness told police that he was driving northbound on Cable Road and observed the victim in the street. He stopped and walked to her. He asked who did this to you. She told him, "Tyrone." And she added: "I got out of the car, he shot me and ran me over." The victim's family stated that her husband goes by his middle name, Tyrone. On Dec. 17, 2017 a National Integrate Ballistic Information Network "hit" was received from a shell casing recovered from a Sept. 8, 2017, crime scene in Kansas City, Kan. that reportedly involved Neely. Witnesses of the Kansas City, Kan., shooting told police that Neely was the person who shot at them.. Phone records revealed that Neely called the victim's phone 1,073 times between Nov. 17 and Dec. 8, 2017.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $500,000 cash.
For more information, contact:
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.