Tuesday marked one year since the last murder in Cape Girardeau County. The number of murder cases that were filed by the Cape Girardeau County have gone down slightly over the last several years, officials say. The average number of filings over the last ten years has been around six per year. The last murder in Cape Girardeau County happened on July 20, 2020 at an apartment building in the 400 block of Sheridan Drive. Five men were arrested in connection to the killing of 21 year-old Anthony Miller. Police say the goal is to eliminate all homicides within the city and not rest on a milestone.