One suspect still at large for Aug. 23 Sikeston homicide

Thursday, September 13, 2018
DeShauntay Craig

SIKESTON — The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is still seeking a suspect from a homicide on Aug. 23 after another suspect turned himself in on Tuesday.

DeShauntay Lamar Craig, 19, of Sikeston, is still at large with arrest warrants for first degree murder, armed criminal action and first degree robbery through Scott County Circuit Court. Sikeston DPS Sgt. Jon Broom said Tyce C. Cody, 19, of Sikeston turned himself in Tuesday. He is charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action and first degree robbery.

The warrants stem from an incident on Aug. 23. when Sikeston DPS officers received a call of a subject shot in front of 507 Kendall St. at 12:24 a.m. according to initial reports. Officers responded and found Marcus De’Andres Price, 27, unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the torso. Price was reported to have exited his home that night around 12:20 a.m. Shortly after exiting, two subjects were reported to have approached him on foot and gunfire erupted. Price was struck in the altercation and died shortly after. The two suspects fled the scene.

The SEMO Major Case Squad was activated and several detectives met to investigate the murder. Police interviewed numerous individuals connected to Price.

On Aug. 30, Shamar A. Lowe, 19, of Cape Girardeau was arrested by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action and resisting/interfering with a felony arrest. Lowe’s bond was $200,000 cash only.

On Sept. 7, Sikeston DPS officer arrested Donta J. Depree, 18, of Cape Girardeau and Reginald Tyshawn Rush, 18, of Sikeston for their role in the homicide. Both have been charged with first degree murder, first degree robbery, armed criminal action and resisting arrest. They remain in custody with a $150,000 cash bond.

Craig is considered armed and dangerous. If located contact Sikeston DPS or your local law enforcement agency.

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