Legally dead man back in court

Legally dead man back in court
Friday, February 11, 2011 - 3:56pm

ALEXANDRIA, La (KALB) – Thomas Steven Sanders was back in Federal Court today, Friday, Jan. 11.

In January, Sanders was re-indicted by a Federal Grand Jury on new charges of kidnapping and use of a firearm. He pleaded not guilty to both.

Sanders was escorted into the federal courtroom in Alexandria by two U.S. Marshals. Sanders is suspected of killing 12-year-old Lexis Roberts and dumping her body in the woods of Catahoula Parish. Lexis’ body was found in October near Harrisonburg, La.

Sanders is also a suspect in the death of Lexis’ mother, Sullen Roberts. Her body was found in Arizona in November.

A trial date has not been set. To get caught up on this story, click here.

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