Preliminary hearing set for man accused of killing father

Aug 25, 2014 2:14 PM by News Staff

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for the 19-year-old Redding man accused of killing his father.

James Bland was in court this morning for the continuation of his arraignment, in July Shasta County Sheriff's Deputies say they found the remains of a body buried in Bland's backyard. Investigators believe Bland killed his father in order to get access to his money.

Bland will be back in court on September 16 for his plea disposition and a preliminary hearing has been set September 18.

For more on James Bland and the alleged murder of his father, click here.


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