1st degree murder charges have been filed against a Pana teen in the killing of a 59-year-old Pana man near Pana Lake. 18-year-old Quinton L. Morrissey has been charged with murder in the death of Stephen L. Presnell at Presnell's home near Pana Lake. If convicted, Morrissey could face 20-60 years in prison. The case is set for a preliminary hearing on June 16.
The Christian County Coroner said last week that Presnell died of apparant blunt force trauma to the head, chest, and abdomen. The case is still under investigation.