Ray Rijos

KIRKSVILLE –  A Kirksville murder suspect is found guilty today in Adair County Court.

According to the Kirksville Police Department, Ray Rijos was found guilty all six charges, which included three counts of second-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

Rijos was arrested in early January 2022 in connection with the shootings of three individuals, including an 18-month-old boy and 18-year-old woman who was 35 weeks pregnant on Dec. 30, 2021. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 13.