Trial date set for Shannon Scott in double murder case

Shannon Scott

CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY — A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing two women in Murray, Kentucky, in February.

Shannon Scott is accused of killing 37-year-old Tera Todd and 77-year-old Evelyn Scott at Todd’s home on Feb. 7, as well as killing Evelyn’s dog in the home and trying to clean up the scene to hide evidence. In February, investigators said they found Shannon Scott standing in the bathroom of the home with blood on his hands.

In addition to murder and tampering with physical evidence, Scott is charged with second degree cruelty to animals, first degree burglary, and theft.

Shannon Scott’s trial is expected to take two weeks. During a pretrial hearing in Calloway County on Wednesday, the judge set the trail to begin in September 2020. McCracken County Circuit Judge Tim Kaltenbach is presiding over the case.


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