Fatal shooting near Harrisonville
By CASS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Around 9:50pm Thursday night, November 29, Cass County Deputies were called to the 27000 block of S. East Outer Rd. south of Harrisonville in reference of a shooting. Upon their arrival deputies located one victim, now identified as 60 year old Eldon Eugene Campbell Jr. of Harrisonville. Mr. Campbell was transported to Cass Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead as a result of an apparent gunshot wound.
Investigators have identified a person of interest. That person is 55 year old female Billie B. Campbell. Campbell was transported to an area hospital. She is charged with shooting her husband Eldon Campbell Jr. thursday night.
According to police, a call came in from Omaha, Nebraska from a Nicholas Langel who reported that his wife Jessica had just received a call from her mother identified as Billie B. Campbell who had told her daughter that she had just shot Eldon E. "Rocky" Campbell Jr. and had taken a bottle of Xanax. Cass County Deputies were then dispatched.
For more of the story see the December 6, 2012 edition of The Drexel Star.