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A Saint Francis County man’s murder trial will take place this summer

Dec 06, 2012 -- 10:50am


A Saint Francis County man behind bars charged with murder after a Meth Lab incident will go to trial this summer.  The Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle fire on Route-N in Bismarck December 30th, 2010.  Kimberly Bell was a passenger when the Lab exploded in a car driven by 32-year-old Robert Bunch Junior of Doe Run.  She died a week later at a local hospital as a result of the Meth lab explosion.  Bunch was arrested in Park Hills.  He is charged with 2nd-degree murder, possession of Meth, marijuana, and chemicals.  Judge Kenneth Pratte has re-set his trial for June 24th in Farmington.

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