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Gordon pleads not guilty!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Photo by Clover Birdsell

Fulton County Sheriff deputies walk Rick Gordon, 61, of Viola to his arraignment at the Fulton County Courthouse at 9:45 a.m. on Oct. 13. Present without an attorney, Gordon pled not guilty to the first-degree murder charge. Gordon was arrested on Sept. 3 for the first-degree murder of Joseph Clifton, 32, of Viola. Gordon will continue to be housed at the Izard County Jail in Melbourne after the arraignment. Pre-trial dates were set for Jan. 6, 2010 with a jury trial to begin March 16, 2010.

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