thomas lattus http://wkms.org en Man Charged with Shooting Hickman Mayor Pleads Guilty http://wkms.org/post/man-charged-shooting-hickman-mayor-pleads-guilty <p></p><p>The man charged with killing Hickman Mayor Charles Murphy early last year has pleaded guilty today as part of a plea bargain. Under the agreement, 31-year-old Tommy Lattus pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, and will serve more that 37 years in prison for the murder. A formal sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 28<sup>th</sup>. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:05:54 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 29091 at http://wkms.org Man Charged with Shooting Hickman Mayor Pleads Guilty Lattus Ruled Competent to Stand Trial for Shooting of Hickman Mayor http://wkms.org/post/lattus-ruled-competent-stand-trial-shooting-hickman-mayor <p></p><p>A Hickman, Kentucky man has been indicted again in the fatal shooting of the city’s mayor after he was ruled competent to stand trial. Commonwealth Attorney Mike Stacy says murder charges have been issued against 30-year-old Tommy Lattus for the January shooting of Mayor Charles Murphy. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:32:15 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24315 at http://wkms.org Lattus Ruled Competent to Stand Trial for Shooting of Hickman Mayor Thomas Lattus Incompetent to Stand Trial http://wkms.org/post/thomas-lattus-incompetent-stand-trial <p>The man who allegedly killed Hickman Mayor Charles Murphy in January was found incompetent to stand trial. Police say 30 year-old Thomas Lattus came into the station and stated he had killed the mayor a little after 1 am the night of the murder. Lattus will be committed to Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville to be treated for up to 360 days or until doctors determine he is competent to be tried. Commonwealth Attorney Mike Stacy says he disagrees with the ruling, but he’s confident Lattus will still be prosecuted.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:20:41 +0000 Shelly Baskin 21465 at http://wkms.org Thomas Lattus Incompetent to Stand Trial