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Four arrested in connection with deadly shooting in Kokomo

Posted: 10:30 AM, Feb 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-24 10:30:17-05
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KOKOMO — Police in Kokomo have arrested four people in connection with a shooting that left a 37-year-old man dead in January.

On Jan. 30, police were called to the Brairwick Apartments were the located Christopher Lee Maggart, who had been shot in the chest.

Howard County Coroner Steve Seele said Maggart's death was a homicide.

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After an investigation by Kokomo Police Deparment, the following people were arrested on warrants in connection with the shooting, Capt. Tonda Cockrell said in a press release:

  • Amanda Jean Johnson, 39, Kokomo, was arrested on warrants for obstruction of justice and altering the scene of death.
  • Dezren Glenn, 18, of Kokomo, was arrested on warrants for murder, obstruction of justice, and altering the scene of a death.
  • Arienne Beard, 24, of Kokomo, was arrested on warrants for obstruction of justice and assisting a criminal.
  • Michelet Joseph, 24, of Kokomo, was arrested on warrants for assiting a criminal, obstruction of justice and altering the scene of a death.

More arrests are forthcoming and detectives continue to investigate, Cockrell said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Capt. Tersea Galloway at 765-456-7326 or the police department hotline at 765-456-7017. People with information can also contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.