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Man Charged In The Murder Of His Father Waives Extradition

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 3/12/2013

A Shiloh man accused of killing his father has waived extradition.

Brandon M. Lawrence, 29, is charged in the murder of his father, Michael A. Lawrence, 48. Brandon Lawrence waived extradition Monday from Lawrence County, Missouri. He was arrested Saturday morning at a rest area in Missouri. He was charged in the murder as well as for motor vehicle theft.

Richland County Sheriff's Major Dale Fortney said Michael Lawrence was found dead at around 9:30 p.m.  Friday by family members in is home at 8607 Planktown Road, near Shiloh.
 

Fortney said family members had reported they had not seen Michael Lawrence for days and he was not answering his phone.

Fortney said Brandon Lawrence had been living with his father and had not been there for a number of days.
He was last seen driving his father's truck.

The Richland County Coroner's Office will determine the manner and cause of death of Michael Lawrence, pending autopsy results from the Summit County Coroner's Office.

Detectives from the major crimes unit of the Richland County Sheriff's Office are heading to Missouri to retrieve evidence, interview the suspect, and return him to the area.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Det. Duane Kilgore 419-774-5610.

   
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