UPDATE:  Travis Carl Henderson of Ionia has a hearing Tuesday June 23 on first-degree murder charges.

Benton County, MO – An Ionia man accused of shooting to death a woman back in May of 2019 has a court date this week after several continuances.

Just over a year ago the Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Kristy A. Clark who said Henderson was pointing a gun at her outside her home near Ionia. Authorities found Clark fatally shot when they arrived at her residence.

Forty-six-year-old Travis Carl Henderson of Ionia was taken into custody a day after the shooting.  There was a short standoff with police. Henderson is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Henderson’s case will be taken up after several continues, a change in legal representation, and a motion to change venues.


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