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A. DeWade Langley 

Jessica Brown
Public Information Director


06/25/10                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           


Arrests Made in Recent Adair County Murder

Armed with 2nd degree murder warrants, OSBI Agents, Adair County Sheriff’s Deputies, Westville Police Officers, and Dewey Police Officers arrested three Adair County residents overnight for a shooting death that happened Wednesday, June 16th.  Charles Dodd (4/24/76) was shot while driving his vehicle near Westville in rural Adair County at approximately 8 o’clock Wednesday evening.  Dodd was airlifted to Washington Regional Hospital where he died.   The Adair County Sheriff’s Office called in OSBI Thursday morning to assist in the investigation.

After a number of interviews and collection of evidence in the case, OSBI obtained murder warrants for Michael Clinton (12/26/81), his cousin Tommy Clinton (11/13/84), and James Lambert (11/18/82).  Thursday (6/24), OSBI Agents, Adair County Deputies, and Westville Police arrested James Lambert at a home in the New Hope Community at approximately 5 p.m.   Dewey Police Officers arrested Michael and Tommy Clinton at a relative’s home in Dewey at about 9 p.m.  The Clinton’s will be transported back to Adair County to face the murder charges.