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Blue Rapids Woman Testifies at Murder Trial

Hedy Saville of Blue Rapids testified Tuesday at the trial of Stephen Alan Macomber.  Macomber is on trial in Topeka for the shooting death of Ryan Lofton.  He is charged with premeditated first-degree murder and criminal possession of a firearm.  The incident occurred on June 7, 2011.

 

Saville was kidnapped June 7th by Macomber after he shot a Marshall County Sheriff’s deputy.  Macomber held Saville hostage at her home during a standoff with law enforcement.  Macomber was found guilty of attempted first degree murder in the shooting of the deputy and kidnapping in the case involving Saville.  He was also found guilty of additional charges in each incident.  He was sentenced to over 80 years in prison for those convictions.

 

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