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Accused murderer's brother sentenced for stealing

Oct 12, 2012 -- 10:03am


Daily Dunklin Democrat

The brother of a man accused of the murder of a Dunklin County toddler was sentenced to five years of probation for stealing from the accused murderer. Kevin Morgan, of Senath, Mo., was given a five year prison sentence, suspended in lieu of five yars of supervised probation. Morgan was first arrested and charged in November with felony stealing. According to authorities, Kevin Morgan misused money from the account of his brother, Shawn Morgan, and Shawn's wife, Tonya, as a means to pay his own bills. Kevin Morgan was given power of attorney over his brother's finances after Shawn Morgan's arrest for allegedly murdering a 3-year-old Senath girl.

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