March 25, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Two Charged in Kody Ray Murder

James C. Duke III, 18, of Springfield and Jordan Martin, 18, also of Springfield has been charged with 1st Degree Murder in connection with the killing of Kody Ray. Duke was arrested this morning by the Springfield Police Department. Martin was arrested this afternoon by Springfield Police.

Ray died as a result of gunshot wounds that he received on Sunday (March 21, 2010). The shooting occurred at his residence in the 700 block of West Chicago.

SPD Case Number: 10-11169
Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 417-864-1751
Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •