Murder suspect#039;s case continued to next week

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 14, 2004

An Ironton area man arrested this week on a murder charge had his preliminary hearing continued until next week. Meanwhile, a man accused of making terrorist threats against a federal building and two local officials had his case bound over to a Lawrence County grand jury.

Carlos L. Jenkins, 39, of 842 County Road 180, was supposed to have appeared in Ironton Municipal Court before

judge O. Clark Collins Thursday for a preliminary hearing. His case was continued until Monday because of a conflict with an attorney's schedule.

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Jenkins was arrested Sunday in connection with the death of John Turvey, 45, of 960 County Road 103 (Ellisonville Ridge Road). Turvey was found dead at his home last Friday morning.

Michael Markins, 59, of 161 Private Drive 723, Ironton, will now face a grand jury in connection with allegations that he threatened to blow up the Social Security Administration Office in Ironton and made threats against Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge Richard Walton and against assistant Lawrence County Prosecutor Charles Cooper. Markins was arrested by Coal Grove police Monday outside the Shawnee mental Health office in Coal Grove.