A missing Monroe City woman is found dead in Pike County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the body of 32-year old Amanda Johnston was found Saturday morning in northern Pike County and two subjects have arrested in connection with her murder.
29-year old Jerry Asbell is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action while 37-year old Jessica Ellsworth is charged with tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution.
Asbell and Ellsworth are both from Monroe City.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Asbell shot Johnston Wednesday morning at 3:11 in the St. Jude Cemetery in Monroe City.
No other information is being released.