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Jackson man sentenced to 4 years in deadly stabbing

Ryan P. Harkey (Source: Cape PD) Ryan P. Harkey (Source: Cape PD)
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    A Jackson man is facing second degree murder charges following an overnight deadly stabbing in Cape Girardeau. A warrant was issued shortly before 4 p.m. for Ryan P. Harkey, a 23, of Jackson for a felony of murder in the second degree and felony armed criminal action.  According to Officer Darin Hickey, the bond has been set at $250,000 with several conditions regarding bond. Harkey was in the custody of Cape Girardeau Police Department and expected to be taken to the Cape G...
    A Jackson man is facing second degree murder charges following an overnight deadly stabbing in Cape Girardeau.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -A Jackson man who pleaded guilty in a deadly stabbing in downtown Cape Girardeau was sentenced to four years.

Ryan Harkey pleaded guilty in a Franklin County courtroom in November on a change of venue request.

He pleaded guilty to a charge of 2nd degree involuntary manslaughter.

Harkey was originally charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of Jerry Conrad.

Investigators say the two men got into a fight inside a Cape Girardeau bar and it escalated outside in December 2011.

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