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Two escape suspects facing trial

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Two men involved in the Sept. 8 breakout and escape from the Pike County Jail have waived preliminary hearings and are now facing trial or a potential plea of guilty in Pike County Circuit Court.

William J.T. Wilkerson Jr., 40, of Florissant, previously waived his right to a preliminary hearing and now has a trial date set for 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 7.


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