News Sections
Audio
Sallee Murder Trial To Begins Monday
Updated February 15, 2015 7:23 PM | Filed under: Crime
 Print    Archive    RSS
sam sallee-thumb-250xauto-2587.jpg

(BARTHOLOMEW CO.) - The murder trial of Samuel Sallee is scheduled to begin today in Bartholomew Circuit Court.

The Columbus man is accused of killing four people inside of a Waynesville home on May 11, 2013. Bartholomew County authorities say Sallee murdered 53-year-old Katheryn M. Burton, 39-year-old Thomas W. Smith, 41-year-old Aaron T. Cross and 40-year-old Shawn L. Burton inside of the home at 2634 E. Main Cross Street.

Kathy Burton also suffered multiple stab wounds during the incident.

Her son, Daniel, discovered the bodies after coming home from work.

Investigators found meth inside the home. Relatives believe the murders are the result of a drug deal.

Sallee had been spending time behind bars due to an alleged federal firearms violation.

Opening statements are to being at 8:30 a.m.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File