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Shooting suspect now faces 4 counts of murder

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JACKSON CO. -- A grand jury has indicted a Murphysboro man on four counts of first degree murder.

Prosecutors say Keith R. Ritcheson, 40, shot and killed his parents, Burl and Brenda Ritcheson, on August 14.

The counts returned by the grand jury state Keith Ritcheson knew shooting his parents would kill them or likely kill them.

Ritcheson is due in court Sept. 12 for an arraignment. He's being held on $1,000,000 bond.

If convicted Ritcheson could spend the rest of his life in prison.

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