Father charged with son's murder expected back in court

Michael Lee Phillips

A Missouri man accused in the shooting death of his 22-year-old son will have his trial date set in Pike County court Friday.

Michael Lee Phillips of St. John, Missouri is charged in the August 31st death of Jeff Chisholm.

The incident happened on Pike 52, a county road off of U.S. 61 between New London and Bowling Green.

Chisholm was pronounced dead shortly before 9 p.m.

Officials say Chisholm had been fighting with his father and other family members who were traveling as part of a weekend getaway.

Phillips remains in the Pike County Jail on $200,000 dollar bond.