Mo. woman charged with killing sometime boyfriend

ROGERSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in southwest Missouri are looking for a 32-year-old woman charged with killing a man described by detectives as her "on-and-off" boyfriend.

KYTV reports ( April Guy — also known as April McCafferty — was charged Wednesday in Webster County with second-degree murder.

She's accused of fatally shooting 24-year-old Russell Lawson sometime over the weekend at his home in Rogersville, about 15 miles east of Springfield. Lawson's mother went to the home Monday morning and discovered the body with gunshot wounds in the head and chest.

Guy remained at large Wednesday evening.

Investigators said in court documents that Guy told others early Sunday she shot Lawson with a .22-caliber weapon Saturday night following an argument. Investigators also said Guy used Lawson's cellphone Saturday night and again on Sunday.


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