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Man Charged in Cass County


Charles Branson was extradited from federal detention in Indiana to Cass County and is being held without bond in the Cass County Jail. Branson was charged with second-degree murder, attempted robbery, first-degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a weapon in the 2017 homicide of Grabriel Brito-Ramirez.

According to Belton police, in 2021, DNA results and electronic evidence led the Cass County Prosecutor's Office to charge Branson on December 18, 2021.
He was arraigned on January 2 and appeared in court for a case review and is due back for a bond appearance on January 19th.