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Randolph Co. prosecutor will seek death penalty in Moberly murder

By Meredith Hoenes, Anchor/Reporter, meredithh@kmiz.com
Published On: Apr 15 2013 02:33:07 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 12 2013 06:12:40 PM CDT
Christopher Lewis and Jeffrey Nichols

Christopher Lewis and Jeffrey Nichols

Moberly, Mo. -

Randolph County prosecutor Mike Fusselman tells ABC 17 News he intends to seek the death penalty in the case against to men who police say went on a crime spree Easter Sunday.

Jeffrey Nichols and Christopher Lewis face first-degree murder charges for allegedly killing Carmelita Kaser, 92, of Moberly.

Police say the two men used a knife they stole from Walmart earlier that day.

Nichols and Lewis were formerly arraigned last Monday.

Police continue to investigate the two's involvement in shooting two men, beating another woman, and stealing several cars, setting one on fire during their crime spree.

More charges could be pending.

Nichols and Lewis remained behind on bars on $1 million bonds.

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