It has been reported on KATV news, Kenneth Osburn has been arrested as a suspect in the Casey Crowder murder. Casey was the 17 year-old who went missing after running out of gas on an Arkansas highway.
Read more about Casey’s disappearance.
Update 03-21-07 Time to prepare or posturing?
10th Judicial District Prosecutor Thomas Deen said he did not object to the defense motion to allow more time to prepare for the hearing and trial. The trial, originally set for May, has been continued until Sept. 21-22 and Sept. 24-27. Osburn’s attorney Jim Wyatt of Little Rock has filed dozens of motions in the case, including a motion to declare the death penalty cruel and unusual punishment, a motion to quash the charges, a motion to suppress statements Osburn allegedly made to law enforcement officers, and the motions for continuance.
Update 09-19-07 Trial date moved for Kenneth Osburn until January 10, 2008.
Update 01-07-08 Pine Bluff Commercial
Jury selection will begin Jan. 10 and the trial is set to begin Jan. 14 in Crossett in Ashley County.
Update 01-21-08 Guilty as charged
HAMBURG — Kenneth Ray Osburn, 48, was convicted Friday of the capital murder and kidnapping of Pine Bluff teenager Casey Crowder and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.