Michael King

Todd Shepard
4:53 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

Killer of University City officer gets life in prison without parole

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The man who shot and killed a University City cop on Halloween 2008 will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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U. City Police Officer Killing
12:13 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

Defendant Shepard admits to killing U. City police sergeant King

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Updated at 2:30 p.m March 3, 2011:

A jury has found Todd Shepard guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The process now goes to the punishment phase, in which prosecuting attorney Robert P. McCulloch is expected to call for the death sentence.

Earlier:

While on the stand today defendant Todd Shepard did something few in his place do -  he admitted to his crime.

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