Bell County, Texas, prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Richard Lee Tabler, 26, in connection with the murders of four people connected with a Killeen strip club., Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Paul McWilliams told the Temple Telegram.
An Oct. 24 date has been set for Tabler's trial. Tabler is accused of committing two double homicides while his codefendant, Timothy Doan Payne, 18, an East Newton High School graduate, videotaped the murders. It is not known whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Payne, although he, too, is charged with capital murder.
No trial date has been scheduled for Payne, according to the Telegram.