Man Pleads Not Guilty in Brother's Shooting Death
MARBLE HILL (AP) - A southeast Missouri man pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the shooting death of his brother.
Lonnie Liley entered his plea and waived arraignment Wednesday in the January death of 50-year-old Jessie Liley.
The Southeast Missourian reports police say in a probable cause statement that Lonnie Liley said he shot his brother in self-defense at their home in Marble Hill.
Police documents indicate the men's mother confirmed that Jessie Liley attacked his brother.
Lonnie Liley also is charged with armed criminal action. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 24.