Monday, September 24, 2007

Oct. 29 pre-trial conference set for accused church shooter

A 2 p.m. Oct. 29 pre-trial conference has been scheduled for Eikan Elam Saimon, who faces three counts of murder in the first degree in connection with the Aug. 12 shooting at the First Congregational Church of Neosho.

Saimon entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment today in Newton County Circuit Court. Saimon is also charged with six other felonies in connection with the shootings, which happened during an afternoon worship service of a Micronesian congregation.

Those killed were senior pastor Kernal Rehobson, 43; church deacon Intenson Rehobson, 44; and church deacon Kuhpes "Jesse" Ikosia, 53.

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