The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis announced Thursday evening that two men—Michael L. Jackson, III, 20, of Shiloh and Rasheen D.L. Brazier, 21, of Belleville—and a teen—Javier B. Anthony, 17, of Belleville—all were charged in connection with the murder of Kenneth J. Easley. Police said the motive was robbery.

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‘We have all lost’: Man who shot Maryville pastor found not guilty by reason of insanity

‘We have all lost’: Man who shot Maryville pastor found not guilty by reason of insanity

Terry Sedlacek was found not guilty by reason of insanity six years after he shot Pastor Fred Winters during services at First Baptist Church of Maryville. Sedlacek has remained in custody since March 8, 2009, when he walked into the church during Winters’ sermon and fired a .45 handgun at the pastor, striking him once in the chest.

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