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Trial set in rest stop murder

Peter Riggs is charged with first degree murder Peter Riggs is charged with first degree murder

VICTOR (KWWL)--  A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing a maintenance worker at a rest stop along Interstate 380 in Iowa County.

Peter Riggs of Columbus, Nebraska, is charged with first-degree murder in the May 29 death of 46 year-old Jeffrey McAdams of Victor. He's scheduled to go on trial August 30 in Johnson County District Court.

Police say a truck driver found McAdams in the men's restroom at the rest stop. He died at the scene from gunshot wounds. Police found and arrested Riggs 3 hours after the shooting.

 

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