Man sentenced to life in prison for Bollinger County murder

Joshua A Proffer (Source: Bollinger County Sheriff's Office)
Joshua A Proffer (Source: Bollinger County Sheriff's Office)

BOLLINGER COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – A man has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for a 2021 murder in Bollinger County.

Joshua A. Proffer was convicted of second degree murder by a Cape Girardeau County jury on November 10. He was convicted in the death of Joshua Taylor that happened on April 2, 2021.

The Honorable Judge Scott A. Lipke sentenced Proffer to the maximum sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole on Monday, Dec. 5.

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