Man Convicted Of Murder

A man accused of killing 92 year old Carmelita Kaser in Moberly on Easter in 2013 was found guilty in a late night verdict.

The jury deliberated for 8 hours before convicting Jeffrey Nichols.

Nichols, along with Christopher Lewis, who entered a guilty plea in 2016, and is serving a life sentence, stabbed Kaser with a machete and beat her with the bitt of a gun.

The court will reconvene today at 10:00, where the jury will be asked to decide of Nichols will receive the death penalty of the crime.

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