Man to stand trial in Waukesha gas station clerk’s murder

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Billy Ingram

Billy Ingram

WAUKESHA — Billy Ingram, the man accused of murdering a Waukesha gas station clerk appeared in court Thursday afternoon, July 26th. Ingram was bound over for arraignment August 1st. A judge determined there is enough evidence for trial in this case.

Ingram has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide (repeater) in the murder of 56-year-old Nayyer Rana at the Petro Mart in Waukesha. This is the first homicide in the City of Waukesha since 2010.

Nayyer Rana

Nayyer Rana

Ingram also faces charges of armed robbery with use of force (repeater), possession of a firearm by a felon (repeater) and possession of marijuana (repeater) charges.

The criminal complaint in the case says investigators discovered two gunshot wounds on Rana’s body — one in the abdominal area and one in the right shoulder area. An autopsy later discovered a third gunshot wound to Rana’s mouth.

Ingram was on probation for a burglary conviction when the homicide occurred.

Police had said early in the investigation they believed locating the suspect responsible would be difficult, as there were no witnesses, nor surveillance video or photos. However, Ingram was arrested less than 24 hours after the murder.

Ingram faces a mandatory life in prison sentence if convicted on the homicide charge.

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