Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Death Investigation in Sikeston
UPDATED September 12, 2013 8:55 p.m.
SIKESTON -- Police have filed murder charges in the death of a 26-year-old woman.
Sikeston Police were called to 413 John R. Blvd around 3:00 a.m. Thursday. They found Nyketia Lott shot to death inside the home.
Stevie Lott, the victim's husband, was taken into custody a few hours later. Lott is charged with 2nd degree murder, armed criminal action, felon in possession of a firearm, endangering the welfare of a child, and leaving the scene of the shooting.
He is being held on $250,000 bond and awaiting arraignment.
The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information should call Sikeston Police at (573) 471-4711.
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Police are investigating a shooting death.
Police were called to a home on John R. Boulevard around 3 a.m. Thursday for a report of a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived, they found the body of a 26-year-old woman who had been shot. No one else was in the home at the time, but the victim's husband was later taken into custody.
Police are not releasing any other information. The SEMO Major Case Squad and Sikeston Police continue to investigate.
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