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Cameron Stotts, 29, of Neosho, Missouri, is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal acts.
by: Shannon Becker
Posted: Dec 14, 2021 / 5:36 PM CST
Updated Dec 14, 2021 / 5:55 PM CST
NEOSHO, Mon. – A Neosho man is now charged with first degree murder and armed criminal acts following an investigation by the Neosho Police Department. Cameron Stotts, 29, is charged by the Newton County Attorney and is being held in Newton County Jail
Alexis Guajardo Perez, 22, was reported missing by his family on November 16, 2021, according to the NPD. Neosho Police reported his name to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) as a missing person, then the Missouri State Highway Patrol listed him as an active missing person on their website.
Guajardo Perez’s body was recently found in NE Oklahoma after a witness led investigators to the location where his body was dumped.
POSTER OF THE MISSING PERSON OF THE VICTIM OF NEOSHO, MO POLICE DEPARTMENT. JOPLIN NEWS FIRST FILE IMAGE.
According to an affidavit from Neosho Police Detective Dan Cook, the murder occurred on November 9, 2021.
“The facts contained herein are true: On or about 9/11/2021, Mr. Stotts committed the first degree murder by shooting the victim, Alexis Ekiam Guajardo Perez, three times with a gun. Mr. Guajardo Perez is believed to have been at Mr. Stott’s home (616 S College St, Neosho Mo) at the time of the crime. A third person was present at the apartment and witnessed the shooting. The witness saw Mr. Stotts aim a gun at Mr. Guajardo Perez and fire three shots. The witness stated that the weapon was a semi-automatic handgun of caliber “.45”.
After the shooting of Mr. Guajardo Perez, Mr. Stotts allegedly deposited the body of Mr. Guajardo Perez in the basement of the apartment building. Two to three days after the shooting, Mr. Stotts asked the witness for help in removing Mr. Guajardo Perez’s body from the basement of the apartment. During an interview, the witness told officers that he feared for his life and believed that if Mr Stotts did not help him dispose of the body, he would also kill him. When the witness arrived at the apartment, Mr. Stotts had wrapped Mr. Guajardo Perez’s body in black plastic and tape. They put the body in the trunk of the witness vehicle. The witness and Mr. Stotts then drove the vehicle to an area in Ottawa County Oklahoma. The body was laid next to the roadway and then rolled down an embankment. “
616 S COLLEGE, NEOSHO, MO. THE STAY IN WHICH THE MURDER ON OR AROUND NOV. 9, 2021.
(PROBABLE CAUSE STATEMENT CONTINUE) “During the interrogation process, the witness admitted to being present at the murder. He later took officials to the location where the body was deposited in Ottawa County Oklahoma. Officers were able to find a body wrapped in black plastic tape at the bottom of the hill, near where the witness said the body had been dumped.
LIST OF VICTIMS ON MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROUL ACTIVE MISSING PERSONS. JOPLIN NEWS FIRST FILE SCREENSHOT.
616 S COLLEGE, NEOSHO, MO. GOOGLE STREET VIEW, UNKNOWN DATE.
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