A 24-year old facing multiple felony charges in Sullivan and Grundy Counties has had his court cases continued to August.

Jameson Read

Jameson Read of Trenton is charged in Sullivan County with one count of assault and in Grundy County is facing one count each of murder and armed criminal action.

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.

Judges in both counties granted Read a continuance. He will go before a judge in Sullivan County on August 8th on the 9:30 court docket for a case review. Read will appear again in Grundy County on the August 27th at 9:00 in the morning for a hearing.