For Immediate Release
Aug. 28, 2020
A second defendant has been charged with Murder 2nd Degree in connection with a fatal shooting of Shonay Persinger in Independence on Aug. 13, 2020, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Isaiah Woods-Miller, dob: 1/2/2003, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Attempted Robbery 1st Degree.*
According to court records, Independence police, investigating the Aug. 13 fatal shooting of Shonay Persinger, identified Woods-Miller as a suspect in the attempted robbery and fatal shooting of Persinger in an Independence residence. A co-defendant told police Woods-Miller was one of the persons involved, and Woods-Miller told police he was a lookout for the attempted robbery.
Prosecutors requested a $50,000 bond.
For more information, contact:
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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.