Murbarger murder retrial request denied
Published: Jan. 16, 2023 at 10:22 PM CST
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The man convicted of the murder of Megan Nichols has been denied a request for a new trial.
Brodey Murbarger was sentenced back in October for the 2014 murder of 15 year old Megan Nichols in Fairfield Illinois.
He requested a new trial and the motion was denied by a judge.
Murbarger was arrested in 2020. Police say Nichols was initially considered a missing person until her remains were found in a rural area in Wayne County, Illinois in 2018.
After just two hours of deliberation, a jury found Brodey Murbarger guilty of first-degree murder.
Murbarger’s sentencing is set for January 25th.
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