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Suspect in 2013 cold case murder appears in court

One of two suspects in a cold case murder arrest in Redding has been held for trial, according to the Shasta County District Attorney's Office.

Posted: Dec 11, 2019 12:30 PM

REDDING, Calif. - One of two suspects in a cold case murder arrest in Redding has been held for trial, according to the Shasta County District Attorney's Office.

A judge ruled that there is enough evidence against 29-year-old Matthew Hartman for the case to proceed following a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.

The DA said that Hartman's charges include murder, first-degree residential burglary, and first-degree burglary.

RELATED: Redding cold case murder suspects arrested after six years

Hartman and Carleen Honaker were arrested in August, for the 2013 murder of Charles Sweetwood. Prosecutors said Sweetwood was shot to death during a burglary.

Hartman is due back in court on Dec. 20, according to the DA. Honaker is due back in court for a status hearing on Thursday, Dec. 12.

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