5th arrest in connection to beating death of Hayti, MO man

Heather Cummings age 26 of Boonville, Missouri was arrested Friday night on a Warrant From Pemiscot County Charging her with Murder 1st Degree. 

She is being held in the Cooper County Jail with no Bond. Deputies from the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office will return her to Pemiscot County in the next few days.

This is the 5th arrest as a result of the continuing investigation of the murder of David L "Trey" Phelps which occurred in Hayti. Phelps was found beaten to death in his driveway on September 24th.

The investigating agencies are the Pemiscot  Sheriff’s Office, Missouri Highway Patrol, Hayti Police, Caruthersville Police, Boonville PD, and the Cooper County Sheriff’s Office.

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