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Suspect In Megan Holden Murder In Court

The Smith County District Attorney will seek the death penalty against Johnny Lee Williams. He's accused of kidnapping and murdering Wal-mart cashier Megan Holden last January. Williams was shackled and escorted by tight security for a pre-trial hearing Friday afternoon.

D.A. Matt Bingham has until June 3rd to file the state's decision to seek the death penalty. Another pre-trial hearing is set for June 3rd. The trial will take place on July 25th.

Christine Nelson reporting.

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