Homicides at 200 Block of S. Middle – News Releases

News Release 1 – Monday, Aug. 4

On Sunday August 3rd, 2014 at approximately 9:20 pm, officers from the Cape Girardeau Police Department were dispatched to the 200 block of South Middle St. in reference to a disturbance in which shots fired had been reported.

Upon the officers arrival, two victims were located at the scene. Both were transported to a local hospital where Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton declared them both deceased. The victims have been identified as Detavian L. Richardson age 20 from Cape Girardeau and Zatrun R. Twiggs age 28 from Cape Girardeau.

The Major Case Squad was activated to assist in the investigation. Through their investigation, a suspect vehicle has possibly been identified as a white SUV with multiple occupants. No other information is being released at this time.

If anyone has any information please contact the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 573-335-6621 or by email at police@cityofcape.org.