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Michael Owen Denied Bond - Brevard NC


Michael Owen is ushered into the Transylvania County Courthouse Thursday for his first court appearance. (Times photo by Derek McKisock)

Judge Mack Brittain denied bond Thursday for Michael Owen, who faces first-degree murder charges in connection with Edna Glaze, who was reported missing in March 1996.

Owen was making his first court appearance Thursday after he was arrested Wednesday. Several of his family members were present in the smaller courtroom at the Transylvania Courthouse for the hearing.

Attorney Chris Stepp is representing the 63-year-old Owen. Brittain told Owen that if indicted, he could face a life sentence without parole or the death penalty.

Owen showed no emotion and answered questions quietly.

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