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Man standing trial for Franklin County murder causes disturbance

Friday, April 24, 2009 | 11:31 a.m. CDT

UNION — A Franklin County murder trial is on hold after the accused killer caused a disturbance that interrupted the proceedings.

The incident happened Thursday at the trial of 46-year-old Bryan Maguire of Labadie. He is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the 2005 stabbing death of his wife, 44-year-old Kimberly Maguire.

Prosecutors were offering evidence in court Thursday when Maguire began what was described as a substantial disturbance aimed at the prosecution. Bailiffs had to physically restrain Maguire and take him out of the courtroom.

Judge Gael Wood ordered a mental evaluation to determine if Maguire is fit to continue with the trial. If not, Wood says he'll call for a mistrial.

 


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