An accused murderer and alleged sexual predator both appeared in Washington County Circuit Court on Aug. 31.
Eric Saylor, 47, of Lancaster, entered the courtroom in shackles for a pretrial conference. Saylor is accused of shooting Shane E. Thomason at the Washington County Livestock Center on Feb. 1. The shooting occurred outside of the stockyard building during a cattle auction.
A bond hearing for Saylor was set for Oct. 12 and a jury trial was scheduled for March 6.