Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial

A judge in Missouri has allowed a reporter to be subpoenaed to give evidence at a murder trial.The prosecutors have subpoenaed Gladys Bautista, a former reporter for CBS affiliate KRCG 13 in Columbia, Missouri. Bautista, now a reporter for WLKY in Loui…

A judge in Missouri has allowed a reporter to be subpoenaed to give evidence at a murder trial.

The prosecutors have subpoenaed Gladys Bautista, a former reporter for CBS affiliate KRCG 13 in Columbia, Missouri. Bautista, now a reporter for WLKY in Louisville, Kentucky, will be asked to return to Columbia to attend the trial, according to a report by KRCG.

The Boone County prosecutor’s office confirmed that the court had signed an order for the subpoena on Aug. 20, 2021.

Prosecutors charged Joseph Elledge with first-degree murder in the 2019 death of his wife, Mengqi Ji.

Prosecutors said exclusive interview footage with Bautista showed Elledge was lying when he said he didn’t know his wife’s whereabouts after reporting her missing.

The murder trial is scheduled to begin on Nov. 1, the report said.

Bautista and KRCG did not reply to requests from the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker for a comment.


This content originally appeared on U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents and was authored by U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents.


Print Share Comment Cite Upload Translate Updates

Leave a Reply

APA
U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents | Radio Free (2021-10-15T19:49:19+00:00) » Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial. Retrieved from https://www.radiofree.org/2021/09/15/reporter-subpoenaed-to-give-evidence-at-missouri-murder-trial/.
MLA
" » Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial." U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents | Radio Free - Wednesday September 15, 2021, https://www.radiofree.org/2021/09/15/reporter-subpoenaed-to-give-evidence-at-missouri-murder-trial/
HARVARD
U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents | Radio Free Wednesday September 15, 2021 » Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial., viewed 2021-10-15T19:49:19+00:00,<https://www.radiofree.org/2021/09/15/reporter-subpoenaed-to-give-evidence-at-missouri-murder-trial/>
VANCOUVER
U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents | Radio Free - » Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial. [Internet]. [Accessed 2021-10-15T19:49:19+00:00]. Available from: https://www.radiofree.org/2021/09/15/reporter-subpoenaed-to-give-evidence-at-missouri-murder-trial/
CHICAGO
" » Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial." U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents | Radio Free - Accessed 2021-10-15T19:49:19+00:00. https://www.radiofree.org/2021/09/15/reporter-subpoenaed-to-give-evidence-at-missouri-murder-trial/
IEEE
" » Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial." U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents | Radio Free [Online]. Available: https://www.radiofree.org/2021/09/15/reporter-subpoenaed-to-give-evidence-at-missouri-murder-trial/. [Accessed: 2021-10-15T19:49:19+00:00]
rf:citation
» Reporter subpoenaed to give evidence at Missouri murder trial | U.S. Press Freedom Tracker: All Incidents | Radio Free | https://www.radiofree.org/2021/09/15/reporter-subpoenaed-to-give-evidence-at-missouri-murder-trial/ | 2021-10-15T19:49:19+00:00
To access this feature you must login or create an account.