Affidavit: Breedlove murdered for testimony in trial

Affidavit: Breedlove murdered for testimony in trial
(Derrick Murray, Bobby John Handegard, Bobby Michael Handegard)
(Derrick Murray, Bobby John Handegard, Bobby Michael Handegard)

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - New details have emerged in the Shane Breedlove murder investigation.

Court documents indicate Breedlove was killed in retaliation for testifying in the battery trial of Bobby John Handegard's business partner.

Handegard, along with son, Bobby Michael, and Derrick Murray, are charged with murder in Breedlove's death.

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The probable cause affidavit, which was unsealed Monday, says that Bobby Michael told an acquaintance that the three men went looking for Breedlove on July 19.

The acquaintance says Bobby Michael told her that he shot Breedlove after his father's gun wouldn't fire.

The affidavit also says that Bobby John Handegard, Murray and another man had gone looking for Breedlove, intending to kill him prior to July 19.

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