COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — State prosecutors seeking a Chillicothe man’s third murder conviction in his neighbor’s 1990 death will have to pursue the case without vital ballistics evidence.
Mark Woodworth was first convicted in 1995 for shooting farm wife Cathy Robertson in her sleep. Her husband, Lyndel Robertson, was shot several times but survived.
Platte County Circuit Judge Owens Lee Hull Jr. ruled Monday that a bullet surgically removed from