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Nebraska Court Case

A NEBRASKA MAN WAIVED HIS RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY HEARING AND WILL APPEAR IN DISTRICT COURT TO FACE SERIOUS CHARGES. 18 YEAR OLD STATHIS KIRKPATRICK HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH murder in the first degree, a class one felony, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, a class two felony, tampering with physical evidence and unlawful burial, both class four felonies.  those charges are in connection with the death of 14-YEAR-OLD Kailey Clapp of McCook JANUARY 21ST.  KIRKPATRICK WAIVED HIS RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY HEARING IN MAGISTRATE COURT.  HE WILL BE ARRAIGNED IN RED WILLOW COUNTY DISTRICT COURT MONDAY MARCH 7TH.   At this hearing, the charges will be read to him by David Urbom, District Judge, and he will be asked to enter a plea.  He is currently being held without bond.  His defense attorney, appointed by Red Willow County, is Derek Mitchell from Lexington, NEBRASKA.