Kokomo Perspective 12 26 2018 E Edition Page A1

A Kokomo man charged with murder af- ter a Thanksgiving shoot- ing left one woman dead possesses a criminal his- tory that started at age 17 when he was charged with raping one of his cousins. Last week the Howard County Prosecutors Of- ice leveled multiple fel- ony-level charges against Cameron Wood, 23, who police believe fired the round that killed Jamea Parker, 28, the morning of Nov. 22. But this was far from Wood's first brush with the law. In 2012, Wood faced several felony-level charges for raping a 13-year-old. Those charges stemmed from a case in December 2012. At that time, Kokomo Police De- partment icers were contacted in reference to a rape that occurred in a MORE THAN 31,000 DISTRIBUTED WEEKLY & MORE THAN 320,000 MONTHLY PAGE VIEWS AT KOKOMOPERSPECTIVE.COM Kokomoperspective.com 209 N. Main St. - Kokomo 765.452.0055 Dec. 26, 2018 by Devin Zimmerman News Reporter dzimmerman@kokomoperspective.com Formally North Woods Commons Same Great Community - Same Great Staff just a new signature. a great place to call home Inside: Section C PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID KOKOMO, IN PERMIT NO. 60 **************ECRWSSEDDM************** Residential & Business Customer Murder A3 Gifts A9 Murder suspect previously convicted for raping cousin Cameron Wood now faces murder charge related to Thanksgiving shooting Wood To Mayor Greg Goodnight, were leav- ing a high-voltage cattle prod under the tree so you can put it to good use on E&B Paving and encourage them to finish Markland Avenue. For Commissioner Paul Wyman , were giving you a three-month pass from appearing in a Kokomo Perspective cartoon... starting Jan. 2. Merry Christmas! Perspective's Christmas gifts for the naughty and the nice Christmas has arrived, and everyone deserves a little something beneath the tree this holiday season. But Santa is a busy man, and the staffof the Kokomo Perspective has stuffed its bag with gifts for local movers and shakers, regardless of whether they made St. Nicks naughty or nice list. Here are a few things that may prove useful for Kokomo and Howard County's public icials. No need to thank us; these gifts come from the kindness of our hearts. From the Kokomo Perspective For State Rep. Mike Karickhoff , with his new position in the Statehouse, were giving you the ability to work across party lines. Illustration by Sterling Clark

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