Trial date set for man accused of murder

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Trial date set for man accused of murder

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YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) - A trial date has been set for the man accused of murdering his former girlfriend and then dumping her body in citrus groves earlier this year.
A Yuma Superior Court Judge scheduled the trial for Jose Jimenez for April 2014.
He is being held without bail in the killing of 29-year-old Christal Figueroa, a Wellton mother.
Some of her friends and family were present in court.
A victim's advocate read a statement, saying that no punishment could bring back Christal.
Jimenez is charged with first degree murder, aggravated assault and kidnapping.


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