KC homicide suspect admits he shot victim over possible infidelity

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Christopher Deboe

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Charges have been filed against the suspect who admitted he was involved in a homicide which took place near 118th Street and Food Lane in Kansas City, Mo. on September 5 of this year.

Police said they responded to a shots-fired call around 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 5. Recent court documents reveal that when they arrived at the scene, they contacted Christopher Deboe, 37, who was standing on the front porch of the residence, located at 7400 E. 118th Terrace. Deboe informed officers that the victim was inside. Police located Sherrill D. Collins, 45, sitting on a small couch in the living room. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and later died at the scene. While outside on the front porch prior to entering the residence, officers asked Deboe who had shot the victim and he state that he had.

Documents state Deboe was transported to police headquarters for questioning, where he waived his Miranda Rights. He stated to detectives that when he got out of prison, he heard Collins had been sleeping with his wife. He said Collins had come to his house and began beating on the door. He then refrained from saying anything additional and requested his attorney.

911 transcripts revealed Deboe had called police to report the shooting. When asked if he had witnessed the shooting, he told dispatch he had and said, “This guy just came in whatever, he had a gun whatever, we started fighting…”

Deboe is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action. Prosecutors have requested a bond of $300,000 for Deboe.