Springfield man charged in death of 19-year-old woman

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri man has been charged with killing a 19-year-old woman whose body was found more than a week after she went missing. Thirty-two-year-old Lonnie Leroy Williams, of Springfield, was charged Friday with first-degree murder in the death of Mackenna Milhon. Her body was found Monday afternoon outside a home north of Springfield.

Police and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office said she had been reported missing Dec. 20. Williams’ girlfriend, 23-year-old Olivia Vega,
was charged with tampering with evidence afterward.

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