Montgomery County Murder Trial Being Moved to Audrain County

A murder trial is being moved to Audrain County.

Micheal Humphrey, of Jefferson City, is the ex-boyfriend of Lynlee Renick, of Columbia.

The 2 are accused of killing Lynlee Renick’s husband, Ben Renick, in 2017.

Ben Renick was a well-known snake breeder in Montgomery County.

Micheal Humphrey’s first degree murder trial is being moved to Audrain County and the jury will come from another county.

A status hearing in Humphrey’s case is scheduled for May 4th.

Lynlee Renick’s case remains in Montgomery County.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 15th.