Hopkins Co. Murder Suspects Appear in Court Today

Published 05/16 2014 05:31PM

Updated 05/16 2014 05:32PM

Norman Barassi (Hopkins County Jail)
Norman Barassi (Hopkins County Jail)
The cases of two men accused of killing Phillip Phelps in Hopkins County is going to the grand jury.

Norman Barassi and Zachary McPeak made their first court appearance this morning. They're charged with killing Phelps and dumping his body in a pond near Nebo about two weeks ago.

During testimony, investigators with the sheriff's office say the two tried to blame each other for Phelps murder.

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