Third man arrested in connection to beating death of Hayti, MO man

Another man has been arrested in connection to the death of a Hayti, Missouri man.

The Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Michael Jack Hemingway of Portageville, Missouri was arrested Wednesday night.

He has been charged with tampering with physical evidence as part of the ongoing investigation in the murder of 26-year-old Trey Phelps.

Phelps was found beaten to death in his driveway on September 24th.

Two other suspects have been arrested in connection to his death.

Hemingway is in the Pemiscot County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

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