The Columbia Police Department is continuing to investigate the murder of Jermaine Spain. Detectives developed information last night indicating the 15-year-old juvenile who had been detained on this incident is no longer believed to be a suspect in this homicide. The juvenile was immediately released from the Robert L. Perry Juvenile Justice Center and is no longer facing criminal charges related to the homicide.
This is an ongoing investigation, and detectives are continuing to follow leads related to the homicide. At this time, there are no further details to provide.
If you saw something or know something, say something. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case Number 2020-010525
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