Birl indicted on six felony charges for murder of Richmond couple – Richmond Register
Thomas Birl, 51, of Cadiz, Kentucky, has actually been arraigned on six felony fees by the Madison County Grand Jury of the Circuit Court, Division II.
On Wednesday, September 8, the charge was handed down by the Grand Jury with six fees including two matters of capital murder, first-degree arson, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree criminal mischief, and also obtaining taken property (weapon).
He is charged with these criminal offenses adhering to the murder of Chris as well as Gracie Hager on August 3, 2021, at house the couple possessed on Keystone Drive in Richmond. Birl is additionally billed for his attempts to establish fire to the home in initiatives to destroy evidence.
According to previous write-ups by The Register as well as testimony from witnesses, Birl is declared to have fired and also eliminated the Hagers after they made get in touch with at the Keystone residence with Birl’s partner to notify they may market the property.
Formerly, Birl’s bond has actually been evaluated $5 million and an effort was made by his lawyer to minimize the amount. Nonetheless, the demand was rejected. Birl has actually pleaded not guilty to all fees and is being housed at the Madison Area Detention Center.
Birl is stated to likely be arraigned in early October.
The Register will certainly upgrade the tale as even more details appears.