On Monday, June 17 at approximately 11:30 a.m. the Newton County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a shooting at 8571 Eloise Lane in Northern Newton County.
On arrival, deputies found 32-year old Sarah Tyminski deceased from a gunshot would. 35-year old Eric Lamb, 35, a white male, was also shot and transported to an area hospital. Both victims resided at the home.
Rickey L. Lamb, 58, 3615 Apricot Drive, Joplin, a white male, was also treated for a gunshot wound and is in custody. Lamb has been charged with Murder in the 1st degree, Domestic assault in the 1st degree, and two counts of armed criminal action. Lamb is being held with a $500,000 bond.
It is believed that the dispute started over a custody issue. The investigation is continuing at this time.
Lamb is in custody.