Trial set for Scott City murder suspect

Friday, February 14, 2003

A jury trial has been scheduled for murder suspect Christopher L. Jones, 19, of Scott City. Jones is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the August stabbing death of his step-father, John Mayabb, 48, who was stabbed numerous times at his home in Scott City. Police arrested Jones not long afterward about five blocks from the house.

The trial will be held at 9 a.m., July 17 and 18 in Mississippi County on a change of venue from Scott County.

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