Negotiations Continue In Greenville Road Murder Case

A Hopkinsville woman charged in connection to a fatal shooting on Greenville Road in June 2019 had her case continued until next month after her attorney said they are continuing to negotiate the case.

Anshanique Leavell and her defense attorney, Michael Thompson, along with Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jared Smith appeared virtually before Chief Circuit Judge John Atkins Wednesday morning for her to enter a guilty plea. However, Thompson says they are still negotiating the case.

click to download audioJudge Atkins set another hearing for the afternoon of January 28th at 1:00.

Leavell is accused of fatally shooting Armareya Freeman in the chest on the front porch of an apartment complex on Greenville Road shortly before midnight on June 6, 2019. Shortly after the shooting, Leavell was stopped by Hopkinsville police on Russellville Road at East 7th Street and was reportedly found in possession of a stolen gun.

Leavell remains lodged in the Christina County Jail charged with murder and receiving stolen property (firearm.)