Accused serial killer in E. Feliciana and EBR set to face first trial in Clinton

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The first trial for accused serial killer Ryan Sharpe is now in the beginning stages in East Feliciana Parish starting with jury selection after his trial was initially pushed back.

Sharpe has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder with the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office.

He has also been charged with one count of first-degree murder by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office. 

He’s accused of killing three men outside of their homes and nearly killing another back in 2017.

Sharpe’s initial appearance in court in Clinton was scheduled for Monday but due to a last-minute change had to be moved to Tuesday.

If convicted, Sharpe could face life in prison.

Sharpe will also face trial in 2020 for the murder of BREC commissioner, Caroll Breeden.

That hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. in Clinton.

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