Trial Set for Man Charged with Murdering his Brother

branson | October 8, 2017 | Latest News

by Sam Clanton

AVA, Mo. – A jury trial is scheduled next summer for a man from Ava accused of murdering his brother.

Sixty-six-year-old James Lee Aborn is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action in the January 26th shooting death of 57-year-old John Aborn at a residence on Douglas County Road 400-A west of Ava.

In a statement following Aborn’s arrest in July, Sheriff Chris Degase said there has been a longstanding feud in the family, and law enforcement dealt with several issues relating to the dispute in recent years.

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Source:: HomeTown News Feed

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