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Ferguson Billboards Installed

COLUMBIA (AP) – The family of the man convicted of killing a Columbia editor is seeking information about a man allegedly at the scene of the 2001 murder.Ryan Ferguson is serving a 40-year sentence for the November 2001 murder of Columbia Daily Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt. Ferguson was recently denied a request for a new trial. Co-defendant Charles Erickson is also serving a 25-year prison sentence.Ferguson’s family and supporters have paid $5,000 to have an updated image of police composite of a man who was allegedly at the scene of the murder placed on a billboard in the Columbia area.Ryan Ferguson’s father, Bill Ferguson, said that the billboard will be placed in six locations, rotating every four weeks. The first one went up Monday.

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