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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Breaking News: Turner charged with murder in Bates County

(Butler, Mo) - Amended charges have been filed against Kaylea Jo Helen Turner. Turner attacked Wanda Czechan and Kasey Weeks at their Amoret, Missouri home last February.

Wanda Czechan was kicked and beaten and Weeks was stabbed in the neck. Weeks is still under a doctors care as a result of her wounds but Czechan later succumbed to her injuries suffered in the assault.

Bates County Prosecuting Attorney Hugh C. Jenkins has amended the 1st Degree Assault charges on Turner to 1st Degree Murder.

A mental evaluation was requested and Turner has been certified as competent to stand trial. A Preliminary Hearing is scheduled for March 8, 2021. Turner is being represented by Public Defender Jason Speer.

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