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Arraignment Date Set for Burley Man Charged With Murder


By Michelle Bartlome

Burley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - An arraignment date is set for a Burley man charged with murder in Cassia County.

According to court records, James Duane Ambrose, 53, will be arraigned on August 6th.

There’s also a change of plea and sentencing set for August 13th.

Ambrose is charged with the murder of Russ Taft, 55.

Taft was found in a crawl space at the Alpine Motel in Burley last May.

Ambrose faces a first degree murder charge with a weapons enhancement and felony grand theft.

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