Deaton makes his first court appearance in Pratt, Kansas
A fugitive from Mississippi suspected in crimes across three states was in a Kansas court today.
Alex Deaton made his first court appearance in Pratt County, Kansas. The judge read Deaton his charges, including one count of attempted first degree murder in the shooting of Riley Juel, a Pratt store clerk.
Deaton is also charged with one count of aggravated robbery, one count of theft and one count of fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer.
Deaton is also suspected of other crimes in other states allegedly kidnapping two hikers in New Mexico and killing his girlfriend and another Mississippi woman.