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A police line marks the investigation site at 124 Spring Hill Drive in Winchester, where the body of James Leon Wood was found on Jan. 25, 2018, under a concrete slab in the backyard. Wood’s wife, Glenna Yvonne Wood, was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in connection with James Wood’s death on Feb. 28.

The wife of a Winchester man whose body was found under a concrete slab in his own backyard will serve a life sentence after pleading guilty to first-degree murder last month, according to Franklin County Circuit Court records.

Glenna Yvonne (Newingham) Wood, had been charged with first-degree murder, two counts of conspiracy to commit murder and abuse of a corpse in the death of her husband, James Leon Wood.

Glenna Wood pleaded to the first-degree murder charge on Feb. 28.

James Wood had been reported missing by his mother, who lives in New Mexico, on Jan. 18, 2018. She contacted authorities after not hearing from her son for several months. Winchester Police obtained a search warrant for the home, located at 124 Spring Hill Drive. On Jan. 25, 2018, James Wood’s body was discovered, wrapped in a blanket or sheet, underneath a 5-by-8-foot concrete slab in the backyard.

A Franklin County grand jury issued indictments last year in connection with Wood’s murder.

Five suspects were later arrested in Thornton, Colorado, while the sixth suspect was taken into custody in Madison County, Alabama.

In addition to Glenna Wood, indictments were issued for:

▪ Mikayla Danielle Harmon, Glenna Wood’s daughter, has been charged with first-degree murder, two counts of conspiracy to commit murder and abuse of a corpse.

▪ Grant Matthew Poole, charged with first-degree murder, two counts of conspiracy to commit murder and abuse of a corpse.

▪ Shawn Michael Hampton, charged with first-degree murder, two counts of conspiracy to commit murder and abuse of a corpse.

▪ Kisha Evelyn Anderson, charged with accessory after the fact.

▪ Joseph Scott Newingham, Glenna Wood’s son, has been charged with accessory after the fact

The suspects have remained in custody.

Hampton and Poole appeared in Circuit Court March 5.  Their cases were respectively scheduled for May 30 and June 11.

Anderson and Newingham are listed on the May 30 docket with Harmon’s court date set for Aug. 29.