Monday, Dec 9, 2013
Newell Charged with Murder
BONNIE -- A Jefferson County man has been charged with first degree murder in the death of his grandmother.
Timothy Newell is now being held on $1 million bond in the Jefferson County jail. He's accused of killing his grandmother, Rita "Betty" Newell. The 84-year-old was found dead in her home in Bonnie last week.
Authorities are not commenting on a cause of death.
Timothy Newell was arrested last Friday in north central Missouri driving his grandmother's car. He was brought back to Jefferson County earlier this week.
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