Former Theodosia resident charged with murder for reportedly beating father to death
Christopher Greenough, 34, a former Theodosia resident now living in West Plains, has been charged with second-degree murder in Howell County after allegedly killing his father during a domestic dispute on Jan. 11. Greenough graduated from Lutie High School in 2007.
Greenough was arrested by Howell County sheriff’s deputies after the assault. He is being held in the Howell County Jail on $500,000 bond. Greenough plead not guilty to the charges in Howell County court before Judge Robert D. Ray Jan. 13. A preliminary hearing is set in Howell County on Feb. 2.
According to a Howell County Sheriff’s Department statement following the arrest, officers there were dispatched to the residence at 6:49 p.m. Jan. 11 to assist emergency service workers with a medical call. When they arrived they found 60-year-old David Greenough with severe injuries to his face and head. He was transported to Ozarks Healthcare hospital in West Plains and later died of his injuries.
Christopher Greenough was also present at the scene and was arrested, the HCSD says.
Ozark Radio News reports that according to people close to the situation, Christopher was intoxicated when the dispute broke out.