Man arrested for Conley Road murder

Domionte Cheatum picked by Boone Co. deputies Thursday

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A man was arrested in connection to a recent murder in late June at the Broadway Marketplace on Conley Road.

Domionte Cheatum was taken into custody in the 700 block of north Providence Thursday afternoon. Boone County deputies pulled over his car because it did not have current registration.

Investigators think a drug deal turned violent in the parking lot outside El Maguey on late June 23. Officers found Anthony M. Unger, 25, of Jefferson City, shot next to a white Pontiac Bonneville.

The next day two people were arrested for their roles. Officers think Samuel Butler of Columbia and Joycelynn Brown of Jefferson City were involved. But law enforcement still had to find several other suspects, including the shooter.

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