Update: Chad Heins held on $1 million bond
Chad Heins, an innocent man who will be tried a second time in Florida for the murder of his sister-in-law, will remain incarcerated while awaiting trial after a judge set his bond at $1 million today. His father and stepmother traveled from Wisconsin to pledge their home as security for the bail, but the $80,000 value of the home was insufficient. Heins's 1996 conviction was overturned in December 2006 after DNA evidence showed another man's DNA on several pieces of crime-scene evidence. Heins again pled not guilty today and the trial date was set for December 3.
Read the full and watch video coverage here:
Heins Retrial Set for December
. (First Coast News, 07/19/2007)
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