Arrests Made in 2017 New Florence Murder

2 arrests are now made in connection with the 2017 murder of 29 year old Benjamin “Ben” Renick of New Florence.

June 8th, 2017, the Montgomery County Sheriff received a report of a deceased person at Renick’s Reptiles, in New Florence.

Deputies found the body of Benjamin Renick.

An investigation revealed Renick died from a gunshot wound.

Yesterday (Thursday) the Missouri Highway Patrol arrested 31 year old Lynlee J. Renick and 35 year old Michael K. Humphrey.

Both people are being held without bond in the Montgomery County Jail on charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.