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Posted on: May 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Independence man charged in the fatal shooting Tuesday of his girlfriend in residence

For Immediate Release

May 27, 2020

An Independence man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting on Tuesday of his girlfriend, Camry A. Alonzo, in her residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Deon D. Sanders, dob: 09/21/1994, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records, the defendant showed up at East Patrol in Kansas City and told police officers he had shot his girlfriend at a residence in Independence. Independence police entered that residence to check on the girlfriend and found her deceased in the bathroom. She had been fatally shot. A nearby resident said shots were heard about 6 a.m.  Tuesday morning. The defendant told police he had shot her that morning after coming home in the early morning Tuesday. He told police he found the front door open and the bathroom door locked. He called for the victim, then he fired shots into the  door, he stated. He broke a hole into the door, opened it and found the victim. He then took their child to another residence, he stated, then went to KCPD’s East Patrol to turn himself in.

Prosecutors requested a $250,000/10 percent bond.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

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.

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