Columbia Man Charged in Death of Mother, Brother-in-Law
A Columbia man has been charged with fatally shooting his mother and brother-in-law in central Missouri.
Dale L. Horton was charged Wednesday in Callaway County with two counts of first-degree murder and other charges in the deaths Tuesday of Sherry Horton and Joshua Griffith. Dale L. Horton's girlfriend, Jennifer A. Grayson, was charged with two counts of being an accessory to first-degree murder and one count of being an accessory to first-degree assault.
They are jailed in the Callaway County Jail on $5 million cash-only bonds. No attorneys are listed for them in online court records.
Court records say Dale L. Horton admitting to shooting the victims and said Grayson was with him. He also told authorities he stole jewelry and money and took a pickup truck.