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Patterson, Hughes face additional arson charge after triple murder

Ryan Terrell Patterson (Photo: Cape Girardeau P.D.) Ryan Terrell Patterson (Photo: Cape Girardeau P.D.)
Samuel Hughes (Photo: Cape Girardeau P.D.) Samuel Hughes (Photo: Cape Girardeau P.D.)

By Heartland News

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The man accused of shooting and killing a pregnant mother and her teenage son early Tuesday morning and the man accused of acting as a lookout face additional charges.

Ryan Terrell Patterson, 28, and Samuel Ray Hughes, 25, each face an additional charge of attempted arson.

Morley Swingle filed an amended complaint this morning against both Patterson and Hughes Friday morning.  They are both accused of bringing a gas can to the house, with the intent of setting it on fire.

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