Man charged with murder in Lyons sisters' case returns to court

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BEDFORD COUNTY (WSLS 10) - The man charged with murder in the Lyon sisters' case returns to court Tuesday in Bedford County for a pre-trial motions hearing.

Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. is charged with two counts of first-degree murder which carries the possibility of the death penalty.

Katharine and Shelia Lyon disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall in 1975.

Their remains were never found, but are believed to be buried in Bedford County.