Guilty Verdict in Jefferson City Murder Trial

1 decade 2 years 3 months ago Thursday, July 20 2006 Jul 20, 2006 Thursday, July 20, 2006 9:11:24 PM CDT July 20, 2006 in News

Prosecuting Attorney Bill Tackett said the killings were a case of a drug deal gone bad.

"The people have been looking for a reason why we've had an increase in murders," he said. "And the one common denominator is they're from out of town and they're drug-related, with the exeception of one of the murders."

Samuel's three previous felony convictions mean he could receive the death penalty. Authorities are still looking for two other suspects in the murders.

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