Mt. Vernon Register-News

October 11, 2013

Bonnie man returned to local jail


CNHI News Service

MT. VERNON — MT. VERNON — A Bonnie man has been extradited to Jefferson County and is expected to be served a warrant for last week's homicide.

Timothy Newell, 42, was returned to the Jefferson County Justice Center on Wednesday from Missouri. He was originally charged with stealing a car belonging to Rita "Betty" Newell of Bonnie, 84, who was discovered deceased in her home on Oct. 3. Timothy Newell, the adopted grandson of the victim, was arrested the following day in Sweet Springs, Mo.

We'll have additional details in Saturday's print edition of the Register-News and online early Saturday morning.