PLATTE CITY, Mo. – Court records say prosecutors will seek the death penalty as a northwest Missouri man was convicted for killing four members of his family.
The Kansas City Star reports a 1 June hearing is scheduled in Platte County Circuit Court in the case against the 25-year-old Grayden Lane, Denham.
Denham is accused of fatally shooting his grandparents, his sister and her 3 month old son in February. Their bodies were found outside a burning house in the near Edgerton.
He pleaded not guilty and is being held in the Platte County Detention Center. Bond is set at $4 million.
Denham was arrested in Seligman, Arizona, where police said he walked around naked. He is also accused of arson and animal cruelty for shooting a dog.
Details of the events prior to the shooting and the fire is not to be released.
Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com