Crime spree murder suspects get new judge

Jeffery Nichols and Christopher Lewis

The two men charged in the death of an elderly Moberly woman during an Easter weekend crime spree in Randolph county, have been arraigned in Randolph County Associate Circuit Court.

Christopher Lewis, 18 and Jeffery Nichols, 22, both from Macon, are charged with first degree murder, in the stabbing death of 92-year-old Carmelita Kaser. They two men are being held in the Randolph County jail under $1 million cash only bond.

The prosecution has asked for a change of judge in the case, which has been granted. The Missouri Supreme Court will assign a new judge to the case.

The crime spree began when the two men allegedly tried to steal from the Moberly Walmart store. The men were later taken into custody at a Macon residence.

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