Homicide investigation in Barry County

Williams, Dylan Rixon

BARRY COUNTY, Mo. – One man is dead and another behind bars in a homicide investigation in Barry County.

Officials with the Barry County Sheriff’s Office say just after 6:00 yesterday evening, they received a call of a body in a field near Farm Road 1078 and Farm Road 2140. Deputies found 25 year old Daylon Michael Anderson of Monett dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities arrested 21 year old Dylan Rixon Williams of Monett, in connection with the investigation. Williams has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action. The sheriff’s office requested assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.