Man arrested in shooting death of girlfriend in Springfield

January 15, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in the killing of his girlfriend in a Springfield home with two young children inside.

Springfield police said in a news release that 21-year-old Chase Collins has been booked into jail in the death of 20-year-old Cheyenne Dancause. No charges were immediately filed.

Lt. Curt Ringgold says the man called police around 1 a.m. Tuesday to report the shooting. Police believe it stemmed from a domestic dispute.

Two children under the age of 2 years were inside the home at the time of the shooting but weren’t hurt. They have been turned over to child welfare workers.

Collins had no prior criminal record.


Information from: KYTV-TV, http://www.ky3.com

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