A change of venue is granted in a Monroe County murder case.
The first degree murder trial of 51 year old James Addie of Mexico will be held in Cole County. Addie requested a change of judge and a change of venue. A judge will be assigned at a later date. Addie has entered a not guilty plea to charges resulting from the death of 35 year old Molly Watson of Huntsville Missouri. Her body was found in Monroe County on April 27th. The next court date in this case has not been set.