Kevin Hillman, Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney, announces that he has charged Brandon Veasman, 42, of Dixon, with Murder in the First Degree and Armed Criminal Action. The charges arise from the stabbing death of Mark Ethington which occurred on September 17, 2021 on MM Highway in the Dixon area.
Judge Colin Long issued a warrant for the defendant’s arrest and set his bond at no bond. The defendant is currently incarcerated in the Pulaski County Jail.
The case remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department.