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Trial date set in Fuchs murder

Original post made on May 17, 2011

Walter Bell, 20, is charged with murdering Rylan Fuchs, 17, during an [Web Link attempted marijuana robbery]. The teen was shot outside his parent's home on Jan. 20, 2009. Bell will stand trial on Dec. 5.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 11:30 AM

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Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on May 17, 2011 at 11:36 am

Anyone else amazed at how long it takes to get a murder case prosecuted?


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Posted by Krazy
a resident of Danville
on May 17, 2011 at 6:34 pm

Yes, there's only a few cases in danville I actually follow, this is one of them.


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Posted by American
a resident of Danville
on May 18, 2011 at 6:53 am

Derek: I agree with you 100%, it takes way too long to bring a murder case to trial. Problem is the criminal defendant can waive his right to a speedy trial, causing one delay after another, and there is no requirement that the DA have a right to a speedy trial. Waiting this long is painful for the families of the victims of the criminal justice system.


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