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Man accused in Cape Girardeau stabbing appears in court

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

A man accused of stabbing a man to death in downtown Cape Girardeau appeared in court Tuesday.

Ryan Harkey was in court to hear the charges against him.

A judge set his preliminary hearing for next month.

Harkey is accused of stabbing 25-year-old Jerry "Buddy" Conrad outside a local bar in November.

Investigators say Conrad was stabbed three times in the chest.

Police say a fight started inside Rumors Bar and Lounge.

That fight escalated outside and that's when police say Conrad was stabbed.

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