Michael King http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Killer of University City officer gets life in prison without parole http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/killer-university-city-officer-gets-life-prison-without-parole <p>The man who shot and <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kwmu/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1406658/St..Louis.Public.Radio.News/Officers.gather.to.honor.one.of.their.own">killed a University City cop on Halloween 2008 </a>will spend the rest of his life in prison.</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 21:53:42 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 949 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Killer of University City officer gets life in prison without parole Defendant Shepard admits to killing U. City police sergeant King http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/defendant-shepard-admits-killing-u-city-police-sergeant-king <p><strong>Updated at 2:30 p.m March 3, 2011:</strong></p><p>A jury has found Todd Shepard guilty of <span lang="EN">first-degree murder and armed criminal action, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_2032cd24-45c6-11e0-9572-0017a4a78c22.html">reports</a>. The process now goes to the punishment phase, in which prosecuting attorney Robert P. McCulloch is expected to call for the death sentence.</span></p><p><em>Earlier:</em></p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 18:13:02 +0000 Kelsey Proud 646 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Defendant Shepard admits to killing U. City police sergeant King