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An O’Fallon man gets a new court date for the killing of a Caruthersville Police Officer

Nov 30, 2012 -- 11:19am


The man accused of killing a Caruthersville Police Officer has a new court date.  30-year-old Deonta Williamson of O’Fallon, Missouri, was granted a move to Saint Charles County from Pemiscot County.  He is charged with 1st-degree murder, assault, resisting arrest, and armed criminal action for allegedly killing Officer Evan Burns.  The 28-year-old father died in the line of duty August 16th, 2011, during a high speed chase, from O’Fallon to the Bootheel.  Williamson’s mental exam showed competency and a new motions hearing is set for January 23rd before Judge Daniel Pelikan in Saint Charles.

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