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Welch Girls Murder Suspect Back In Court

Posted at 8:26 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 11:44:58-05

The last living suspect accused of kidnapping and killing girls from Welch, Oklahoma, will be back in court today.

Ronnie Busick's preliminary hearing date is expected to be set later this morning after a jury found him competent to stand trial back in December.

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Busick was arrested and charged back in 2018 for the 1999 murders of Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman.

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Search teams are dedicating their focus to four mine shafts near Picher in the ongoing search for their remains.

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