Van Buren Man faces the Death Penalty

August 21, 2005- Posted at 12:10 p.m. CDT

Van Buren, AR -A Van Buren man will face the death penalty for allegedly gunning down a Missouri state highway Patrol Sergeant.

28 year old Lance Shockley pleaded "not guilty" earlier this week.

Shockley is accused of killing Sergeant Carl Dewayne Graham Jr.

The 37 year old was found dead March 20th outside his Van Buren home.

Shockley is being held without bond in Cape Girardeau county jail.

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