Evansville judge combines cases against crime spree suspect into one trial

Published: Feb. 13, 2015 at 4:29 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2015 at 4:29 PM CST
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An Evansville judge has ruled a man accused in a string of crimes will have one trial instead of having a seperate trial for each crime.

John Vernon Jackson Jr. is accused of murder, attempted murder, and robbery in a crime spree that spanned four days in December of 2013. The question is whether there are similar circumstances that tie Jackson's crimes together.

Indiana law allows separately charged cases with a common thread to be tried together.

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