Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Charges against Joplin man upgraded to murder
Sewell was originally charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, but the death was labeled a homicide following the autopsy. Sewell is also charged with armed criminal action.
Sewell's bond, initially set at $10,000 has been increased to $500,000.
Joplin Police discovered Swatsenberg's body after receiving a call about a shooting at K-Wood Mobile Estates, 200 E. Zora, lot 38.