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Brutal Murderer Could Come Up for Parole

Brutally murdered in Onslow County were four women, two of them teenagers. The year was 1974. The man accused in their deaths is Marcus Shrader. The Onslow County sheriff calls Shrader the most brutal killer he's ever seen. And now, Shrader is up for parole. Shrader killed Cheryl Potter Boyd in Jacksonville 30 years ago. Shrader was also charged with murdering three other women that same year. He did not go to trial in those other three cases. For Cheryl's murder, Shrader was sentenced to death. A U.S. Supreme Court ruling changed Shrader's sentence to life in prison. While he's been eligible for parole before, officials say this is the first time they are considering his possible release.


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