Mt. Vernon Register-News


February 22, 2014

Kehrer advised of all charges

During a video conference on Friday, 47-year-old Sammy Kehrer of Mt. Vernon was formally advised of the charges filed against him.

Kehrer was formally charged with three counts of first-degree murder on Thursday in connection with a stabbing incident Tuesday night at the Mt. Vernon Gun and Sportsman Club in rural Jefferson County.

Eric Houser, 37, of Mt. Vernon, was fatally wounded in the altercation after being stabbed in the chest.

Kehrer’s arraignment has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. March 5.

He is currently being held in the Jefferson County Justice Center under $3 million bond.

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