Missouri man charged in shooting death of his brother

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KINGSVILLE, Mo. – A 54-year-old western Missouri has been charged in the shooting death of his brother.  Victor Sanders, of Kingsville, was charged Monday with voluntary manslaughter, armed criminal action and three other felonies in the death of his 57-year-old brother, Michael Sanders, of Odessa.

Michael Sanders was found dead Sunday at his brother’s home in Kingsville.

The Daily Star Journal reports a probable cause statement says Victor Sanders admitted to shooting his brother several times during an argument over a sibling who is incarcerated. Victor Sanders said he shot Michael when his brother lunged at him.

Court records show Victor Sanders had several convictions for first-degree assault and possession and distribution of a controlled substance.

Online court records don’t list an attorney for Sanders.

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