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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Perkins pleads guilty in March 2015 fatal shooting of Kelvin B. Paige

For Immediate Release

June 13, 2017

Christopher V. Perkins pleaded guilty Monday in March 2015 fatal shooting of Kelvin B. Paige and faces up to 20 years in prison, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Perkins, dob: 2/22/1966, will be sentenced on July 14 at 1:30 p.m.

As part of a plea agreement, the state dismissed an Unlawful Use of a Weapon charge and Perkins agreed to plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter and Armed Criminal Action. The state will seek up to 20 years in prison at sentencing.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director ofCommunication

Jackson CountyProsecutor’s Office

Jean PetersBaker, Prosecutor

Work   :(816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816)674-3954

*Charges are onlyaccusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until thedefendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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