Judge sets trial date for suspect in Onyekachi Osuchukwu murder

A trial date has been set for suspect Eugene Burns in the murder of Onyekachi Osuchukwu, of California.

Burns, who is being held without bail, will have his case go to trial in June of this year.

Osuchukwu was killed in November 2015 in the 2900 block of 2nd St., SE.

Burns was released pending a trial for another case when he allegedly killed Osuchukwu. He was indicted and pleaded not guilty to murder while armed committed during release, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, carrying a pistol without a license, obstructing justice and threatening to kidnap or injure a person.

A status hearing was scheduled for Feb. 10.

 

 

 

 

 

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