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3 Years later, church where pastor slain moves on

 MARYVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- A southwestern Illinois church where a pastor was gunned down nearly three years ago in the middle of a sermon is showing signs of moving on, even if the suspect may never stand trial.

   The First Baptist Church of Maryville has a new wing, pastor and an indoor playground. The church also has surveillance cameras, something it didn't have before the March 2009 shooting.

   Terry Sedlacek (SEHD'-lak) is charged with first-degree murder in Fred Winters' death.

   Months after the shooting a judge declared Sedlacek was mentally unfit for trial, and Sedlacek remains in a mental-health site.

   Questions about Sedlacek's mental fitness will come up again in court later this month. There will be arguments involving prosecutors' requests for a re-evaluation and whether it should be videotaped.


 

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