An Eldon woman faces multiple felony charges related to the death of an Eldon man on July 27.
Lisa K. Shockley, 48, has been charged with second-degree murder and delivery of a controlled substance, a class C felony following an investigation into the death of Charles Weatherford.
Court documents indicate Shockley was charged on Aug. 1 after Eldon Police officers filed a probable cause statement with the Miller County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.
According to the probable cause statement, Weatherford was pronounced dead at the scene after a 911 call reporting an overdose. Autopsy results are pending.
According to the probable cause statement, Shockley told Eldon Police officers that she and her husband Greg Abbett were visiting Weatherford at his home in Eldon the night of his death. Shockley allegedly told officers that she provided Weatherford with “heroine capsules” around 6 p.m. that evening.
According to the probable cause statement, Shockley stated that she and Weatherford injected the drug into a vein in their arm. Shockley allegedly told officers that she injected “two capsules” and Weatherford injected “one half capsule.”
Court documents indicate Shockley denied injecting Weatherford with the drug.
According to the probable cause statement, Shockley has a “44-page criminal history throughout the state of Missouri” dating back to 1990. Shockley has “arrests for violations including drugs, stealing, endangering the welfare of a child,, forgery, leaving the scene of an accident, resisting arrest as felonies and numerous arrests for misdemeanor drug violations … She is a career criminal who has been sent to the Missouri Prison System for felony criminal activity.”
Shockley was scheduled to appear in Miller County Court on Wednesday, Aug. 7. At the time of publication, court records had not been updated.
Shockley is being held in the Miller County Adult Detention Center on a $300,000 bond and a no-bond warrant for a probation violation.