76-year-old Dewey W. Ridings “Sonny” dies in fatal Kenneth, MO shooting, 49-year-old Frankie W. Pitts arrested – Saturday, October 2, 2021

Kenneth Shooting Death of Dewey W. Ridings – Obituary

76-year-old Dewey W. Ridings “Sonny” has died in a fatal Kenneth, MO shooting that occurred in the 600 block of Jones Street on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Police have arrested 49-year-old Frankie W. Pitts in connection with the shooting.

Police were called to the location at about 4:56 p.m. on Saturday. When they arrived at the scene, they found Dewey with bullet wounds and pronounced him deceased at the scene. Investigations led to the arrest of Frankie. He has been charged with murder, burglary, tampering with evidence, and other charges.

Investigations into the shooting are ongoing, Meanwhile, Frankie is being held at Dunklin County Jail without a bond.