Grand jury indicts man accused of killing well-known Richmond couple
RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - A grand jury has indicted the man accused of killing a well-known couple in Richmond.
Thomas Birl was indicted on two counts of murder, arson and tampering with evidence.
Police say he shot and killed Chris and Gracie Hager in August.
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The Hagers owned the building where Birl and his girlfriend lived.
Detectives say the Hagers told the residents about a rent increase, that’s when Birl got upset and killed them.
Birl will be back in court October 7.
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