CROCKER, Missouri- The Pulaski County Prosecutors Office says that Shawn Bommarito,37, was charged yesterday with Murder in the First Degree and Armed Criminal action related to the death of William Fancher of Crocker on late Friday night or early Saturday morning. Mr. Fancher was found dead in his home by Crocker Police with his throat slit and stabbed on Saturday morning.

Mr. Bommarito is being held in the Pulaski County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bond. The case is still under investigation by the Crocker Police Department and the Division of Drug and Crime Control of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and additional charged may be filed, Kevin Hillman says.