Ask MRN: Why weren’t people involved in beating death at Hannibal bar charged with hate crimes?

Dear MRN,  I’ve been reading about all the arrests made in connection to the death of that man in Hannibal. Why weren’t those people charged with hate crimes?  First, let’s review the crime. A probable cause statement from the Hannibal Police Department Police indicated officers reported at around 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, to the…

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Sixth person arrested in connection to Oct. 9 beating death in Hannibal bar

HANNIBAL, Mo. — A sixth person has been arrested and jailed in connection to the death of a Hannibal man on Oct. 9.  An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County charging Todd C. Haynes Jr., 22, of Hannibal, with first-degree assault. Haynes was arrested by the…

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