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Teen accused of Patton murder appears in court

By Heartland News

BOLLINGER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The 17 year old accused of murdering a local woman made a court appearance Wednesday.

John Wilfong is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 48-year-old Pamela Ackman of Patton.

Authorities arrested Wilfong and a nine-year-old boy who were both under the care of Ackman and her husband.

Police say Wilfong admitted to plotting to kill Ackman.

The nine year old is in juvenile custody.

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