Nancy Kitzmiller Murder File

Synova Cantrell filed this request with the Saint Charles County Sheriff of St Charles County, MO.
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From: Synova Cantrell

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents related to the murder of Nancy Kitzmiller on May 3, 1992, including police reports, witness statements, autopsy reports etc.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Synova Cantrell

From: Saint Charles County Sheriff

Dear Synova Cantrell ,

The purpose of this e-mail is to acknowledge your request for public documents (Sunshine Law Request), dated March 29, 2019 and received by me (Custodian of Records) on April 1, 2019, for copies of our departments records relating to the murder of Nancy Kitzmiller.

Pursuant to a voter approved amendment to the St. Charles County’s Home Rule Charter, the St. Charles County Police Department began operations on January 1, 2015. The duties of the elected Sheriff were limited to those matters relating to the provisions of services necessary for the operations of the courts for which the county is responsible including but not limited to prisoner transport, civil process, bailiffs, court services and security and matters relating to jurors.

Any investigation(s) conducted by the St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department prior to 2015 is now maintained by the St. Charles County Police Department. The St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department is not in possession of any records that are responsive to your request.

This e-mail will serve as a complete response to your request and as such this request is now considered closed.

Sheriff Scott A. Lewis
St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department
201 N. Second Street – Suite 440
St. Charles, MO 63301