GREENUP DOUBLE MURDER Four Charged In Connection With Greenup County, Ky., Double Murder
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 17, 2013 12:12 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 18, 2013 10:34 AM EST
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Four people have been charged in connection with a double murder in Greenup County, Ky., after a five-year investigation.
Chrissie Bertram-Royster, 23, Sammy Bertram, 22, Willie Burns, 23, and Ashley Craft, 23, all of Garrison, was arrested Thursday. The Greenup County Sheriff's Department, with assistance from Kentucky State Police and the Lewis County Sheriff's Department, were able to develop new information that led to a break in the double murder case. Jeffrey C. Long and Pamela L. Willis were found dead after a trailer had been set on fire in February 2008.
Mitchell Royster, 24, of Garrison, pleaded guilty in connection to the case. Royster was sentenced to 22 years in Greenup County Circuit Court on Thursday. Deputy David Bocook, who has been investigating the case, said Royster has been cooperative in the case.
Bertam-Royster, Bertram and Burns were charged with two counts of capital murder, robbery, arson and tampering with evidence. Craft was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
The suspects are being held at the Greenup County Detention Center.
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