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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Webb City man charged in Barton County homicide

On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, as a result of an on-going investigation, Lane Bronson, 27, of Webb City Missouri, was formally charged with second degree homicide.

These charges stemmed from the murder of Terry Harless, 51, which occurred on Monday, July 13, 2020. This arrest was a result of the investigation conducted by The Lamar Police Department,

The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Southwest Missouri Major Case Squad. Lane Bronson is currently in custody at the Vernon County Jail with no bond.

Lamar Police Chief Joe Moore would especially like to thank the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Major Case Squad, as well as the Missouri State Crime Labs, for the many hours dedicated to this case; we are grateful for their dedication to this case. “This was a case solved with science and good old fashion police work” said Chief Moore.