Suspect pleads in Columbia shooting death

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COLUMBIA, MO. (AP) – A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a January shooting death in Columbia.

Stone Midgyett entered the plea Monday in the death of 19-year-old Deante Smith of Columbia. Smith died Jan. 4 of a gunshot wound to the back of the head.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Midgyett was sentenced to four years in prison.

A co-defendant, Devin D. Jackson, pleaded guilty earlier to unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a weapon. He was sentenced to four and five years, respectively, in prison. He also will have to serve the remainder of a 12-year sentence for burglary.

Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune

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