Hannibal man accused in death of woman

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, August 27 2015 Aug 27, 2015 Thursday, August 27, 2015 7:19:00 AM CDT August 27, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

HANNIBAL (AP) - A Hannibal man is charged with second-degree murder in the beating death of a woman inside her apartment.

Charges against 49-year-old Travis Lane were filed Wednesday. He is jailed and does not have a listed attorney.

Lane is accused in the death of 28-year-old Jennie Jo Blankenship. Her body was found Aug. 16 in a bathtub of her apartment in Hannibal. An autopsy determined she had sustained blunt force trauma.

Court documents say Blankenship had been struck in the head and torso.

 

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