Charges Dropped Against Woman in Alabama Well Body Case
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Prosecutors have dismissed murder charges against an Alabama woman in a 2019 killing in which a womans body was found at the bottom of a well.
A Tuscaloosa County judge granted a motion Monday to drop the case against Monic Mochell Battles, al.com reported.
Battles had been scheduled to stand trial Feb. 6 in the killing of 20-year-old Willoe Watkins. Authorities say Watkins was beaten and strangled to death before her body was found in July 2019 wrapped in garbage bags and dropped down a well. Her killers then covered the well in concrete.
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