Arrest Made In Pulaski County Murder

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who it believes witnessed the murder of Monica Wells.

Wells’ family reported her missing on Tuesday.

Deputies said Wells was not home to greet her 8-year-old son when he got home from school.

They also said Wells had a fight with her live-in boyfriend, Johnny Ray Hendrix, Tuesday morning.

Wells’ body was found in a sink hole near her home on Wednesday, according to deputies.

Deputies said that immediately led to the search for Hendrix.  He was found at a family member’s home in Leslie county at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

The sheriff said Hendrix was charged with murder.

Deputies said they are still searching for Hendrix’s brother, Freddy Pennington.  They believe Pennington witnessed the assault and murder of Wells.

Deputies from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office said if anyone has any information contact them at (606) 678-5145.

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