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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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When are metro-east fireworks displays scheduled?

Fireworks displays will take place this Friday and Saturday across the metro-east. Check out the schedule for shows in Albers, Alton, Caseyville, Alhambra, Columbia, Dupo, Granite City, Godfrey, Highland, Sauget, Mascoutah, Lebanon, Millstadt, Troy, Edwardsville and Steeleville.

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