Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty if a northwest Missouri man is convicted of killing four member of his family.
The Kansas City Star reports a June 1 hearing is scheduled in Platte County Circuit Court for prosecutors to argue for the chance to seek the death penalty against 25-year-old Grayden Lane Denham.
Denham is accused of fatally shooting his grandparents, his sister and a 3-month-old nephew in February 2016. Their bodies were found outside a burning home near Edgerton.
He has pleaded not guilty and is being held in the Platte County under $4 million bond.
Denham was arrested in Seligman, Arizona, where police said he was walking around naked.
Details of what led to the shooting and fire have not been released.