Lucinda White and Ryan G. King
Suspect waived extradition from Tennessee to face a homicide charge in Wisconsin.
By H. Nelson Goodson
January 30, 2013
Racine, WI - On Wednesday, Ryan G. King, 45, faced charges for first-degree intentional homicide and a felon possession of a weapon for the January 6, murder of Lucinda White, 44, in Racine. King appeared in court on Wednesday for his initial hearing after being extradited from Tennessee to face charges for murder in Racine.
A judge found probable cause to proceed with two felony charges in the case and set a $500,000 cash bond for King. A preliminary hearing for King was scheduled for February 7.
More than three weeks ago, White was shot several times by King and left on the street to die. She was shot in the arm and head, but died three days later from her wounds.
King, a former boyfriend was taken into custody by police in Millersville, Tennessee after a traffic stop violation, when they discovered he was wanted in Wisconsin in connection with White's murder.
Police say, King had an injured hand and blood on his clothing. A handgun was recovered from the BMW SUV King was driving, according to police in Millersville.