Jury Finds Man Guilty of Murder in 2014

A man was found guilty in the 2014 murder of another man. The jury found Curtis Walker guilty of second-degree murder, armed criminal action and first-degree burglary on Thursday, April 1. The trial started on Monday. His sentencing is set for March in New Madrid County. In 2014, the body of 48-year-old Salvador Ruiz Ramirez was found along the southern banks of the Black River by a man who was fishing. Investigators said Ruiz had been shot. Two other people were also charged in connection to the case.

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