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Alleged Church Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Lawyer enters plea on behalf of suspect still in Ill. hospital

(Newser) - An attorney for the man accused of gunning down an Illinois pastor and wounding two churchgoers with a knife entered a not guilty plea for his client today, and asked for a jury trial. The man, Terry Sedlacek, 27, is charged with murder and aggravated battery in Sunday's attack at... More »

Church Shooter Marked 'Death Day' in Planner

Authorities baffled on motive; Lyme 'doesn't cause' shooting: expert

(Newser) - The man charged with killing an Illinois pastor during a Sunday service appears to have planned the attack, having marked the date “Death Day” in his planner, the AP reports. But authorities are still stymied over a motive behind the attack. Terry Sedlacek was a quiet kid working in... More »

Lawyer: Lyme Disease Afflicted Church Shooter

Man, 27, charged with murder in 'deteriorating' mental state

(Newser) - The 27-year-old man charged today with murder and aggravated battery in yesterday’s Illinois church shooting was suffering mentally and physically from Lyme disease, his attorney tells the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat. Terry Joe Sedlacek was ordered held without bail, though he’s still in the hospital recovering from self-inflicted... More »

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