Suspect in Two-State Crime Spree on Trial in Elko

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

ELKO, Nev. (AP) - A Utah prosecutor says he expects to file homicide charges against a suspect in a 2011 double slaying in Sanpete County after authorities in Nevada are done trying him on other charges in a two-state crime spree.

Logan McFarland is on trial in Elko County this week on charges tied to the shooting of a woman during a botched carjacking in West Wendover on Dec. 31, 2011.

His alleged accomplice, 27-year-old Angela Hill of Sanpete County, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to related charges and is testifying against McFarland.

Both also are charged with burglary in Utah after they were found with guns stolen from a Mount Pleasant home where an elderly slain couple was found, Leroy and Ann Fullwood.

Sanpete County Attorney Brody Keisel told The Associated Press he expects McFarland to be returned to Utah to face homicide and other charges once the Nevada case is resolved.


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