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Man accused in Harrisburg murder appears in court

The man accused in a Harrisburg murder appeared in Howard County court Wednesday.

Zach Jefferson is charged in the 2011 killing of Jon Spurling in rural Harrisburg.

Jefferson was married to Spurling’s ex-wife, and investigators said he was jealous of Spurling.

The Missouri Attorney General’s office is assisting in the case, and it’s not clear yet if prosecutors will seek the death penalty.

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