Southern Illinois Man Convicted of Killing Parents (Update)

Keith Ritcheson has been proven guilty of murdering both his parents. Ritcheson was placed on a bench trial and was convicted after three days of testimony. A judge came to the conclusion of the guilty plea at noon on September 13, 2018. Ritcheson is currently at the Jackson County Jail. He is awaiting sentencing, which will take place on November 9, 2018. Ritcheson Shot and killed his parents Burl and Brenda Ritcheson in August of 2017 in the home they shared in Murphysboro Illinois. Ritcheson faces a life sentence of 90 years in prison.

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