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Judge recuses himself from Lafayette murder case

Superior One Judge Randy Williams recused himself from the Andrew Alcorns case Friday morning.

Posted: Jan 17, 2020 10:23 AM
Updated: Jan 17, 2020 12:11 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)—The judge in a Lafayette murder case has taken himself off the case.

Superior One Judge Randy Williams recused himself from the Andrew Alcorns case Friday morning.

News 18 learned Williams represented Alcorns in several cases 20 years ago.

Alcorns is charged with murder, attempted murder and arson.

As we previously reported, he’s accused of shooting Ron Whiles to death, stabbing Whiles’s housemate, and setting Whiles’s house on fire.

A new judge will be selected from Circuit or Superior Courts.

This story will be updated. 

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