Third Suspect Taken into Custody in Connection to Cape Girardeau Homicide



On Wednesday Cape Girardeau Police arrested the third and final suspect in a recent homicide. On September 23, 39-year-old David Flores was fatally shot while inside his home in the area of Giboney and Hickory Street. The third suspect, 18 year0old Mylik Starnes of Cape Girardeau, is currently being held at the Cape Girardeau Police Department on murder, robbery and armed criminal action charges. His bond was set at $1 million. 18-year-old’s Delijah James and Keon Triplett were also arrested in connection with the killing of Flores within the past week. With this third arrest, investigators are confident that all three suspects connected to this homicide are currently in custody and, therefore, no further arrests are anticipated at this time. The Cape Girardeau Police Department would like to thank The Missouri State High Patrol and The Poplar Bluff Police Department for their assistance in the apprehension of Starnes.

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