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Former Assistant Adams Co. State's Attorney makes first court appearance on Thursday

Former Assistant Adams Co. State's Attorney and Quincy School Board President Curtis Lovelace allegedly suffocated his first wife, Cory Didriksen Lovelace, on Valentine's Day 2006 according to an indictment read in court Thursday afternoon.

Click here to read the bill of indictment against Curtis T. Lovelace.

Trading in the vertical pinstripes of a suit he might normally wear into a courtroom for the thick, horizontal black and white stripes of his Hancock County Jail uniform, Lovelace entered Courtroom 2B at 12:56 p.m. Thursday.

He sat stoically and looked forward until he moved from a bench in the gallery to a table in front of Judge Scott Bulter when the judge walked in about five minutes later.

Lovelace's current wife, Christine, was in the courtroom sitting across the aisle from her husband. She was sitting with family and friends, including Curtis Lovelace's parents.

Lovelace, restrained at the wrists and ankles, spoke in a monotone fashion when he answered the judge's questions. He had a folded copy of the bill of indictment in his hands. 

Judge Butler read the charge to Lovelace. The charge alleges Curtis Lovelace suffocated Cory Lovelace on February 14, 2006. Curtis Lovelace found his 38-year-old wife Cory at their home on Kentucky Street. Following an autopsy, the cause of her death was ruled undetermined.
 
Butler said the crime carries a sentence of 20 to 60 years if Lovelace is found guilty and he is not eligible for probation.
 
“I understand your honor.” Lovelace often repeated during Butler's reading of the charge.
 
When asked about who would represent him, Lovelace asked for time to hire an attorney because he "was not totally clear on the cost associated and who was available."
 
Lovelace also asked about his bond, which is set at $5 million. Butler suggested he wait until he hires legal counsel to request a change and Lovelace acquiesced. He is scheduled to return to Adams County Circuit Court on September 12. 
 
"Our office was appointed several months ago...for reasons of a potential conflict of interest," said Special Prosecutor Ed Parkinson, citing Lovelace's former occupation in the Adams County State's Attorney's office. "We dealt with the...Quincy Police Department with what happened several years ago and on the ongoing investigation. Based upon recent further investigation...we presented to the grand jury and (Lovelace) has been charged."
 
Parkinson said citing the 8 and a half year gap between Cory Lovelace's death and Curtis Lovelace's indictment and the difficulty of proving the case "It always has an effect, but it's an open case. I don't anticipate anything too out of the ordinary."

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