Woman Arrested for Second Degree Murder
MILLER COUNTY - Police arrested Emily Usnick, 36, on Monday for charges of second degree murder and abandonment of a corpse according to the Miller County Sheriff's Office. The charges are in connection to a corpse of a newborn found in a car trunk at a St. Elizabeth's resident in February 2009. Usnick also has charges of methamphetamine, endangering the welfare of a 12 year old and attempt to manufacture a controlled substance.
Miller County Sheriff Bill Abbott said Usnick was taken into custody Monday morning and remains in Miller County Jail on $300,000 bond.