Bench Trial Starts for Killing Suspect in Cape Girardeau

A bench trial started on Tuesday, April 6 for a man accused of shooting and killing another man at Hardee’s in Cape Girardeau. Anthony Sinks was charged with murder and armed criminal action in connection to the shooting on August 1, 2018. Police said they found Derwin Simmons lying on the floor of Hardee’s with several gunshot wounds. He later died at an area hospital. Witnesses identified Sinks as the shooter and he was immediately taken into custody.

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