Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Arraignment set in Sarcoxie murders

An 8 a.m. Thursday arraignment has been scheduled in Jasper County Circuit Court for John M. Opry, 26, Sarcoxie, who is charged with two counts of first degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action in connection with the July 23 shooting deaths of Jim Grace, 59, and Glen Nelson Cramer, 81, both of Sarcoxie.
The two men were killed at a house they had been watching for a neighbor, according to published reports.
Bond for Opry has been set at half a million dollars.
Judge Richard Copeland issued a ruling today permitting television cameras at the arraignment.

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