Grand Jury Indicts Mebane Man On First-Degree Murder Charges
Posted June 1, 2004 4:07 a.m. EDT
MEBANE, N.C. — Charges are piling up against a Mebane man accused of killing his daughter.
Rufus Bishop is now charged with first-degree murder, child abuse and arson.
Bishop is accused of shooting his 10-year-old daughter, Myiesha, in the head then trying to burn the house down with her inside on May 25. Myiesha jumped out a second-story window, but she died a few days later.
He is in jail under $1 million bond.