PARK HILLS, Mo. -- A day for which so many who loved her waited so long for came and went Saturday when Jacque Sue Rawson Waller finally was laid to rest. Hundreds turned out for her visitation, funeral and burial in Park... >>4
Clay Waller still was being held in the Cape Girardeau County Jail in Jackson on Friday, but he will likely be transferred back into the custody of federal authorities sometime this week before he heads to state prison for... >>7
The father of the one who was lost stood before a crowded room Thursday. "She thought she could control him," said Stan Rawson of his daughter, Jacque Waller. "It was a big mistake. She couldn't." During a news conference... >>
Without a plea deal that will see Clay Waller serve at least 85 percent of his 20-year prison sentence, his wife Jacque Waller's body never would have been found, Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Limbaugh... >>17
Clay Waller pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors.
Waller originally had been charged with one count of first-degree murder and... >>27
Interactive timeline map of the Waller case
Click on the headline to view an interactive timeline map showing key dates and locations in the investigation of Jacque Waller's murder and prosecution of her husband, Clay Waller.
Read the probable cause statement
Read a copy of the probable cause statement filed to support the murder charge against Clay Waller by clicking on the headline or the link below. Some names have been redacted to protect witnesses and children.
Waller Pleads Guilty
Clay Waller pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the death of his wife, Jacque Waller, Thursday, June 6, 2013, inside the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse. Jacque Waller went missing June 1, 2011. Her body was found last Wednesday in Southern Illinois.
Waller News Conference
Law enforcement officials, prosecutors and family members speak with reporters during a news conference Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office after a hearing at the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse where Clay Waller pleaded guilty to killing his wife, Jacque Waller, on June 1, 2011.
Outside the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse Thursday, June 6, before, during and after a hearing where Clay Waller pleaded guilty to killing Jacque Waller on June 1, 2011.
Clay Waller Preliminary Hearing
Clay Waller made his first courtroom appearance today, July 25, 2012, since being charged with the murder of his estranged wife Jacque Sue Waller. Jacque was last seen on June 1, 2011 in Jackson.
Jacque Waller 5K Walk/Run
The Jacque Waller 5K Walk/Run and 1-mile Family Fun Walk Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Shawnee Park marked the one-year anniversary of her disappearance.
Jacque Waller candlelight vigil
A vigil marking the two month anniversary of the June 1 disappearance of Jacque Sue Waller was held on Monday, August 1, 2011, at Blue Cross Blue Shield in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Search for Jacque Waller
Around 140 volunteers including people on horseback and several cadaver dogs canvased areas in Cape Girardeau County Saturday, July 23, 2011 in search of Jacque Waller. Waller was last seen on June 1.
Jacque Sue Waller Farmington prayer service
Friends and family members of Jacque Sue Waller attend a prayer service for her Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Farmington High School. Waller, a 39-year-old mother of three has been missing since June 1, 2011.
Jacque Sue Waller prayer service
A prayer service for Jacque Sue Waller was held on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in Cape Girardeau. Waller, a 39-year-old mother of three, has been missing since Wednesday.
Waller triplets adopted by aunt and uncle(11/13/13) Adoption of Jacque Waller's triplets by her family became official Tuesday. Jacque Waller was slain June 1, 2011, by her estranged husband, Clay Waller, who is serving a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty earlier this year to murder charges. ...
Edited KFVS12 pool video: Clay Waller plea hearing
News conference following Clay Waller plea
Jacque Waller's family reacts to Clay Waller plea
ARCHIVE VIDEO: Volunteers search over two weekends for Jacque Waller
ARCHIVE VIDEO: Interview with Jacque Waller's family
Crime and courts headlines
Jackson police foil burglary attempt, arrest suspect(11/26/15) A Cape Girardeau man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of burglary in the 700 block of Dallas Street in Jackson. Christopher Thomas Sample, 29, was charged with felony burglary, possession of burglars' tools and misdemeanor property damage. Police responded to a call at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday about a burglary in progress. A man was seen entering the residence through a bathroom window, Jackson Police Sgt. Ryan Thieret wrote in a probable-cause statement...
Man accused of choking former girlfriend, stealing her phone(11/26/15) An arrest warrant was filed Tuesday for a Cape Girardeau man accused of choking his former girlfriend until she passed out, then stealing her phone. Brian Eugene Clemons Jr., 32, of Cape Girardeau is charged with second-degree domestic assault, a felony...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/25/15(11/26/15) The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Pamela C. Martin, 46, of Herrin, Illinois, was arrested on suspicion of stealing at Dollar General, 1142 N. Kingshighway. n Unlawful use of a weapon was reported...
Jackson police report 11/27/15(11/26/15) The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Kenneth J. Matthews, 24, of Carbondale, Illinois, was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and failure to maintain a single lane...
Cape stores will be on lookout for Black Friday thieves(11/25/15) 'Tis the season for long lines, people camping for days outside a store waiting to get a good deal, and for thieves looking to take advantage of maximum shopping populations and a busy retail workforce. "You still get customers who love the excitement and the instant gratification. ...