Murder suspect hires private attorney

Tuesday, November 11, 2003

Murder suspect Gregory Allen McNeely has hired local attorney Stephen Wilson for his defense. Wilson appeared Monday in Cape Girardeau County Associate Circuit Court.

Investigators say McNeely, 24, of Cape Girardeau, shot Terry Vernon Lynn II, 26, in the head Nov. 1 in the parking lot behind Players Lounge at 632 Broadway. Lynn died at the scene.

McNeely faces first-degree murder and armed criminal action charges. He remains in custody at the Cape Girardeau County jail on $1 million bond.

Associate Circuit Court Judge Gary Kamp set a preliminary hearing for Dec. 2 at 1 p.m.

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