MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL
a division of the
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Troop H Headquarters-3525 North Belt Highway-St. Joseph, MO. 64506
For further information please contact: Sergeant Sheldon Lyon
October 18, 2012
EMPHASIS: Additional Charges In Juvenile Homicide
On October 18, 2012, additional charges were filed against Justin Webb and Melissa Webb, both of Holt, MO, in connection with the October 15, 2012 homicide of 4-year-old Lucas Webb. Justin Webb has been charged with a Class B felony of abuse of a child. Melissa Webb also has been charged with a Class B felony of abuse of a child.
The charges for which the individuals have been arrested are mere accusations and are not evidence of guilt. Evidence in support of the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.