Charges Upgraded Against Man Accused of Murder

Charges have been upgraded against the man accused of killing a Kirksville woman. 50-year-old Ricky Ray Sides, who was originally charged with second degree murder in the death 47-year-old Colleen Gompakis, now faces a first degree murder charge. Her body was discovered on Saturday in the apartment they shared. Police say Gompakis had injuries consistent with blunt force trauma to the head.