2012 Murder Suspect Moved To Kansas, In Court Thursday

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani
The 25 year-old Topeka man who is charged with the 2012 murder of Terri Sims is now behind bars in Shawnee Co.  and set to appear in court soon.

(Courtesy: Shawnee Co. Jail)

(Courtesy: Shawnee Co. Jail)
Terri Sims, 49, was killed in September 2012 when a gunman fired into her home.

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The 25 year-old Topeka man who is charged with the 2012 murder of Terri Sims is now behind bars in Shawnee Co. and set to appear in court soon. Jermaine Thomas Brown was booked into Shawnee Co. Jail Tuesday evening and he is being held on $1,000,000 bond.

In March, he was charged with killing 49 year-old Sims in September 2012 when multiple shots were fired into her home. Two of Sims' grandchildren and three adult relatives were in the house, 714 SW Taylor, at the time.

Brown, 25, faces one count each Premeditated First Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder in the First Degree, and Conspiracy to Commit Murder in the First Degree.

Brown was transferred to Kansas from a U.S. Penitentiary McCreary in Pine Knot, Kentucky, where he was serving time for a supervised release violation.

He is due to appear in court on Thursday.


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