July 06, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation

The Springfield Police Department has arrested William R. Jones, 64, for the murder of his 14-year old step-son. Jones was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his home when police were dispatched to 1421 E. Livingston regarding a shooting.

Police arrived and found Trevor Reynolds (08/01/97) dead. Reynolds had a gunshot wound to the chest.

Jones was arrested for second degree murder and has been booked into the Greene County Jail. The charges announced herein are merely allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court. Formal charges have not been filed.

SPD Case Number: 12-27739
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd