Opening arguments are over and several witnesses have been called to the stand in the trial of a Cape Girardeau man charged in a triple murder. Ryan Patterson is accused in the October 2009 shooting deaths
Opening arguments are over in the trial of a Cape Girardeau man charged in a triple murder. The prosecution has called several witnesses to the stand.
Just before 7 p.m. Thursday, the verdict of life in prison without the possibility of parole for Ryan Patterson came from jurors. Formal sentencing is now set for September 19th.
The state rested late Tuesday. The jury has gone back to their hotel for the night as of 6 p.m. to
Tuesday brings another round of witnesses in the Ryan Patterson murder trial. Michelle Lawrence, and Samuel 'Ray Ray' Hughes, who face charges in connection with the triple murder, testified against Patterson.
Jury selection is underway in Perry County, Illinois for a murder trial that will take place in Monroe County.
Samuel "Ray Ray" Hughes, a suspect in the murders of Jamie Orman, her unborn child, and 15-year-old son Derrick, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in a Mississippi County courtroom Thursday morning.
It has been one year since a triple murder shocked a Cape Girardeau neighborhood and devastated a family.
The man accused of shooting and killing a pregnant mother and her teenage son back in October faced a judge Wednesday afternoon for a motion hearing.
A third suspect in a triple murder case in Cape Girardeau gets a change of venue to Mississippi County during a case review.
A third suspect in the case pleaded not guilty to murder, burglary and attempted arson charges in the triple murder in Cape Girardeau in October 2009.
The trial of Cape Girardeau triple-murder suspect will stay in Cape County; but the jury will come from Pemiscot County.
The woman accused of setting a murder plot in motion waived her preliminary hearing in a Cape Girardeau court Wednesday.
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.
John Lawrence, the intended murder victim in the triple murders in Cape Girardeau, broke his silence for the first time on Thursday as he spoke exclusively with Heartland News.
The intended murder victim speaks out exclusively to Heartland News after police arrest a third person in connection with the triple murder of a pregnant mother and her teenage son.
A local expert in family violence cases says she wasn't surprised to hear about the domestic issues at the heart of the Cape Girardeau triple murder case.
Ryan Terrell Patterson and his girlfriend, Michelle R. Lawrence, have been transferred from the Cape Girardeau Police Department to the Cape Girardeau County Jail in Jackson. Both are due in court today.