Accused Murderer Returns to Court

| March 18, 2013
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A Cole Camp resident will appear before a Benton County judge Monday afternoon.  Rafael Alejo, 27, is charged with murder and child abuse. According to the probable cause statement, Alejo allegedly punched his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter in the stomach and caused her death. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.  Alejo remains behind bars on a $200,000 bond.

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