Judge wants Beccue murder trial to go in January

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By Rich Bauer, Managing Editor

A jury trial for a St. Peter man charged with two counts of first-degree murder is scheduled to begin in Jan. 14, and the presiding judge told prosecutors and Alexander Beccue’s attorney he would like to see the trial held at that time.
During a pretrial hearing on Tuesday, Fayette County Resident Circuit Judge Don Sheafor told Fayette County State’s Attorney Joshua Morrison, Assistant State’s Attorney Brenda Mathis and Ed Deters, Beccue’s attorney, “I would really like it to go in January.”

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