St. Charles County, Missouri- The Office of Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar announces that on July 28, 2016, Larry Northcutt, 27 of Godfrey, IL, Natasha Smith, 26 of Bethalto, IL and Brent Jones, 28 of Alton, Il have been charged with Murder in the 1st Degree. Northcutt is also charged with Armed Criminal Action.
The investigation was initiated by Alton Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol. After further investigation, evidence revealed that the victim was murdered in St. Charles County. The investigation is ongoing.
The defendants are being held in Alton, IL and will be extradited to St. Charles County.