Joplin man charged in domestic assault death

Malone Casey

Casey Malone

JOPLIN, Mo. – Joplin police say 63-year-old Ann McCrary, who was found unresponsive with severe injuries earlier this month, has died. 38-year-old Casey Malone was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault in the 1st Degree.

On January 18. 2021, Joplin Police Department responded to 320 S Wall Ave for a report of assault. When officers arrived they found McCrary unconscious with severe injuries to several parts of her body, including a broken arm and head/facial injuries. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition. On January 31, 2021 McCrary was pronounced dead. An autopsy has been scheduled for February 2nd 2021 at Southwest Missouri Forensics in Ozark, MO.

Police arrested Malone at the scene of the crime and was latter charged. He remains in police custody with no bond. His next court hearing is scheduled for February 24.

The investigation is on-going.  If you have any information regarding this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623-3131.