(DAILY MAIL) -- The elderly rancher charged with murder for shooting a Mexican migrant who illegally crossed onto his Arizona land begged a judge for his reading glasses and to be allowed to speak with his wife at a recent hearing.
George Alan Kelly, 73, remains in custody in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, on a $1million bond, on a single murder charge. On January 30, he shot and killed Gabriel Cuen-Butimea, 48, after he crossed illegally onto his ranch in Kino Springs, near Nogales.
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Friends of Kelly's say he's had trouble before with illegal migrants using his land to cross through. The elderly rancher was thrown in jail - where he has remained despite pleas to lower his bond.
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