Columbia university dating scene
COLUMBIA, Missouri (Court TV) -- A jury found a Missouri patrolman guilty Saturday of killing a gay college student who had talked about revealing their sexual affair to the police chief.
Steven Rios, a married junior officer in this university town's police force, was convicted of the first-degree murder of his lover, Jesse Valencia, 23.
The officer acknowledged the affair but, when testifying in his own defense, insisted to jurors that he was miles away at a party on the police station roof when the killing occurred.
Swingle, who was brought in from Cape Girardeau County because of Rios ties to the prosecutor's office in Columbia, charged that Rios "used his badge for sex and then used his knife to forever close the mouth of his secret lover."Rios' DNA was found under the victim's fingernails and three of his hairs on the young man's chest.Eight-time Tony award winner and one-time Academy Award winner Fosse and Broadway legend Verdon left a legacy on the Broadway world.Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell take on the iconic roles of Verdon and Fosse, respectively.He said Rios had lied to Valencia about his name throughout their relationship.He said the victim told his friends he was dating an officer named Ted Anderson and even called the Columbia Police Department in search of officer Anderson.