Man sentenced for 2015 murder conviction of a woman in Kennett, Mo.

Man sentenced for 2015 murder conviction of a woman in Kennett, Mo.

KENNETT, Mo. (KFVS) - A Homestown, Missouri man has been sentenced to 50 years for a 2015 murder conviction in Kennett, Mo.

According to Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney Nicholas Jain, Crowin King, 40, of Homestown, Mo. was found guilty of second-degree murder and armed criminal action on Sept. 17, 2019.

King was sentenced to 30 years for second-degree murder and 20 years for armed criminal action.

King was convicted of killing Carolletta, Hamilton, 24, on October 10, 2015, by shooting her while she was in the shower in her apartment on Floyd Courts in Kennett, Mo.

Police found Hamilton after family called concerned they couldn’t reach her.

Surveillance video showed a hooded figure following Hamilton into her apartment after following her home and left in her vehicle.

Fibers found in the car were consistent with a jacket owned by King. Earlier on Oct. 10, King sent Hamilton a text message confronting her about talking about King committing a theft.

King later admitted to killing his then-girlfriend to another inmate while at the Dunklin County Jail pending trial.

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