Knob Noster man charged in wife's homicide

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(KNOB NOSTER, Mo., digitalBURG) – A Knob Noster man was charged Saturday in the homicide of his wife.

(Courtesy photo) Anthony Garcia, 23 of Knob Noster, Mo. has been charged in the death of his wife.
(Courtesy photo) Anthony Garcia, 23, of Knob Noster, Mo., has been charged in the death of his wife.

Anthony Garcia, 23, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Danielle Garcia, 24, according to a probable cause statement issued by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported suicide at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday at 17 SE 971 Road in Knob Noster. Deputies arrived to find Danielle Garcia dead in the kitchen. Police think her death was the result of a single gunshot wound to the head, according to court records.
After further investigation, Anthony Garcia admitted to law enforcement that he shot his wife, according to court records. A Taurus .38 caliber handgun was located at the scene.
Garcia is being held in the Johnson County Jail in lieu of a $250,000 bond. Garcia has a hearing scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Johnson County Justice Center.