Three arrested for murder in St. Robert, MO - KMOV.com

Three arrested for murder in St. Robert, MO

(KMOV.com) – Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a murder that occurred in St. Robert, MO.

Police said they arrested 29-year-old Charles Howard on Monday, 43-year-old Libby Charles on Tuesday, and Anthony West on Friday.  All three have been charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action.  Howard has also been charged with first degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said Howard shot and killed 33-year-old Laila Carpenter just after 6:45 a.m. Monday. Authorities said there was a dispute between Carpenter’s family and Howard’s family.

Police said Howard went to the Alpine Haus Hotel in St. Robert where Carpenter was staying and shot her. Authorities also determined that a three month old child and its mother were inside the room at the time.
 

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