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Hearing conducted on murder charge

Friday, May 4, 2012

NEW MADRID -- Three persons charged after a Highway Patrol man was shot during a vehicle stop in March were ordered bound over for trial.

During a preliminary hearing Friday in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court, Associate Judge Charles Spitler ruled there was probable cause, and Tonya M. Brown, Jermaine K. Dennis and Maurice Ely should stand trial on charges of second degree murder, assault on a police officer, possession of a controlled substance and distribution/delivery/manufacture/produce or attempt to possess a controlled substance.

For more on the story see the Standard Democrat's Weekender edition.