TANEY COUNTY, Mo. – A Rogersville woman has been sentenced in connection to a 2017 murder case.
Najee Donson pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action. She was sentenced to 18 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for the voluntary manslaughter charge and 10 years for the armed criminal action charge.
Donson previously pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, but the judge rejected the plea agreement.
The original charge was second-degree murder.
Donson was accused of shooting Chad Deadmond, 32, in the face during an argument in June 2017. The incident happened near Highway 65 and Rose O’Neil Road, north of Branson.