(ANDREW COUNTY, Mo.) A St. Joseph man charged with first and second-degree murder in connection to the death of a 10-year-old boy has been offered a plea deal.
Tipton appeared in court Tuesday for a case review hearing.
Tipton is also charged with endangering the welfare of a child, domestic assault, and abuse and neglect of a child resulting in death.
A felony complaint accuses Tipton of causing the death of the boy by striking and strangling the child on Nov. 30, 2020.