Herrera pre-trials to begin July 18

May 21, 2011 • Local News

The prosecution filed a motion Friday for a continuance in the trial of Israel Herrera, who is charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 22 death of Stephen Foster.

The 25-year-old was shot in the head while driving a friend’s van near the intersection of West Walnut Street and South Ohio Avenue. Herrera, 22, was arrested and charged with murder after he was caught running from the scene. Assistant District Attorney Debra Hutchins told the court that the state is waiting for ballistics and DNA reports.

She expects DNA results in mid-July and the ballistics report sometime in August. Judge Charles C. Currier inquired what DNA samples were being processed.

Hutchins replied they awaited DNA matches on the two Login to read more

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2 Responses to Herrera pre-trials to begin July 18

  1. murphy says:

    Sounds like a conflict of interest.

  2. grayfox says:

    Exactly,murphy. And Cosby can’t remember who he defended? Good for Judge Currier on this one. I don’t think we need Herrera out on bond.

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