Murder Arrest in Weaver

Weaver Police say a suspect is in custody for the murder of Elizabeth Hartnett. They have obtained an arrest warrant for John Pegg for the charge of murder. The suspect’s bond has been set at $100,000. A preliminary court date of February 10th, 2014 has been set. Police were called to Shannon Hills Apartments around 900am Thursday. They found Hartnett with gunshot wounds to the chest. She was taken to RMC where she later died. Witnesses at the scene told police that two men were with Hartnett just before the shooting. They detained and questioned one of those men at the scene. Pegg fled the scene and Clay county authorities took Pegg into custody later that day.


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