Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Clinton Man Charged with Murdering Wife

The Henry County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announces that charges have been filed against Ryan W. Alexander, 27, of Clinton for the death of his wife.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, LaChrisha Gray, filed the case on behalf of the State of Missouri charging the defendant with murder in the first degree and armed criminal action.

According to the probable cause statement, Clinton Police Officers responded to the residence of Ashton and Ryan Alexander after Ryan Alexander placed a call to the Henry County 911 Center indicating he had shot his wife. Upon arrival, officers found Ashton Alexander deceased with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Henry County Associate Court issued a no bond warrant at the request of the prosecutor.

The defendant has been arraigned and a bond hearing has been set for September 6, 2022 at 11 am at which time the Henry County Associate Court will consider whether to set a bond in the matter.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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