Fourth person charges in death of Hayti, MO man

44 year-old Ronda Cummings was arrested in Cooper County, Missouri on Friday on charges relating to the death of a Hayti man in September.

Cummings is the wife of Chester Cummings who is charged with first degree murder in the death of Trey Phelps.  Ronda Cummings is charged with hindering prosecution and tampering with physical evidence.

Two others have also been arrested in connection with this case.

She is being held in the Pemiscot County Jail on no bond.  Sheriff Tommy Greenwell says more arrests are possible.

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