Jameson Read

Jameson Read

Jameson Read of Trenton is charged in Sullivan County with one count of assault. In Grundy County he’s facing one count each of murder and armed criminal action. He will be in a Grundy County courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

Police allege that Read shot John Vencill, 52, multiple times on July 3rd before dumping his body and a car in a pond in rural Grundy County. The Trenton man is also accused of assaulting a person in Humphreys on July 4th.

The case has been continued at the request of both the defense and prosecution from October 8th. Tuesday’s preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1:30 p.m.