Two People Arrested in Connection with Possible 2019 Homicide

Springfield police are talking about a report of a homicide from 2019 that is being investigated despite the lack of a body.

Investigators were told that a homicide in the city took place in July 2019 and that the victim’s body was moved to a different location. The suspected victim is Elijah L. McReynolds, 34, who is listed as a missing person and has not been seen since July 2019.

On Tuesday, April 7, investigators arrested William Skaggs and Kaleigh Pickle of Strafford in connection with the homicide. They were booked into the Greene County Jail for First Degree Murder but charges have yet to be filed.

The primary suspect in the case is in custody in a different jurisdiction on unrelated charges.

Springfield Police are asking anyone who might have information about the location of Elijah McReynolds’ body to contact the SPD at 417-864-1810 or call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-8477.

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