Columbia Murder Victim Identified

Columbia Police have announced the identity of the man found dead in the 24-hundred block of Bentley Court last Tuesday. The body of 21-year-old Samuel Michael Clemons, a student at Mizzou and a former resident of Jefferson City, was found burned in a fire pit. 20-year-old Emma Adams was charged with second degree murder, armed criminal action, tampering with physical evidence, and abandonment of a corpse. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for February 16th. Anyone with additional information should call 573-874-7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS.