Trial date set for Sheley

HILLSBORO, Mo. - Convicted 6-time murderer Nicholas Sheley now knows when his final murder trial will start.

Sheley appeared in a Missouri courtroom Monday morning where a judge set a date of January 8, 2018 for the beginning of his jury trial. 

Jury selection will take place on January 4 and 5, 2018.

Sheley has already been found guilty of killing six people, including a two year old, during a 2008 spree.

He is currently serving six life sentences in Illinois for those murders..

The state of Missouri has filed notice that it would seek the death penalty if Sheley is found guilty of killing Jill and Tom Estes of Sherwood, Arkansas before he was eventually captured.



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