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Fultz Re-Trial Date Set With A New Development

A re-trial date for the man accused of murdering a marijuana grow caretaker over four years ago has already been scheduled for November 14th, about a month and a half after a mistrial was declared. But Deputy District Attorney Chris Walsh says a recent new law signed by Governor Brown will change the legal status of Finley Fultz’ accomplices. The law prohibits accomplices to a killing from being charged with murder. Daniel Devencenzi, who is dying of cancer, and Nathan Philbrook, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter, earlier this year, in exchange for testifying against Fultz, who pulled the trigger in the shooting death…

click to listen to Chris Walsh

Walsh says Devencenzi and Philbrook are expected to file a petition to have the plea agreement withdrawn. But he doesn’t believe the process will push back the re-trial date…

click to listen to Chris Walsh

Walsh says Devencenzi and Philbrook still face robbery charges.

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