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Laurent may be released while awaiting trial

Leo Laurent (Photo source: Hancock Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Leo Laurent (Photo source: Hancock Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Accused killer Leo Laurent could be released from jail by the end of the day. Laurent's bail was set at $1 million, but recently reduced to $200,000.

The Hancock County man is accused of killing his wife Brandi and burying her near their home in August 2007.

Brian Alexander, Laurent's attorney, said the bondsman would be meeting with him Friday to discuss the terms and see when he can be released.

Laurent's trial is set for June.

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