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Three accused in slaying of Richmond woman

Ray County authorities have charged three persons in the death of a 40-year-old woman found in her Richmond residence early Wednesday.

A relative discovered Michelle Rheuport’s body. Details of the slaying were not immediately available.

Brandon Scott Simpson, 25, was charged with first-degree murder, stealing and first-degree burglary.

James Gant, 25, and Lauren Gabbard, 23, were each charged with second-degree murder, stealing and first-degree burglary.

Each is being held in the Ray County jail on a $1 million bond.

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