Readsville Homicide Investigation

A man is now charged with Second Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action after a homicide in Readsville.

The Callaway County Sheriff’s deputies went to the 10000 block of Erin Drive in Readsville yesterday (Wednesday) morning and identified 49 year old James Newsom of Readsville as the victim of the apparent homicide.

During the course of the investigation authorities found 47 year old Michael Hatfield at a nearby location where he was arrested and taken to the Callaway County Jail where he is being held without bond.

The investigation is ongoing.