Man charged in stabbing death gets change of venue - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Man charged in stabbing death gets change of venue

Ryan P. Harkey (Source: Cape PD) Ryan P. Harkey (Source: Cape PD)
"Buddy" Conrad (Source: Lisa Conrad) "Buddy" Conrad (Source: Lisa Conrad)
JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

The case against a Cape Girardeau man accused of murder will be tried outside the Heartland.

Today, Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor Morley Swingle asked for and got a change of venue in the murder case of Ryan Harkey.

The trial will now take place in Franklin County, Missouri just west of Jefferson County.

Ryan Harkey is accused of stabbing Buddy Conrad in the chest following a fight at a Cape Girardeau bar in December 2011.

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