Waite sentenced to 30 years for Mt. Vernon murder

Robert Waite, Carthage, pleaded guilty to second degree murder on Dec. 11, 2018, and was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison on March 5, 2019, for the 2015 shooting murder of Kevin Stafford in Mt. Vernon. He will be required to serve 85 percent of his sentence before being eligible for parole.


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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