Audrain County Judge Hands Down Life In Prison Sentence To Man In Connection With Montgomery County Murder

A Jefferson City man is now sentenced to life in prison in connection to a 2017 Montgomery County murder of Benjamin Renick.

According to online court records an Audrain County judge gave the maximum sentence for second degree murder to Michael Humphrey on Monday.

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Humphrey was found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

His charge was reduced to second-degree murder after he agreed to testify and help the prosecution in co-conspirator Lynlee Renick’s trial.

Lynlee was found guilty of second-degree murder and armed criminal action last month and will be officially sentenced on January 24th.