Grand Junction, Colo. (AP) - A Longmont man accused in the 1975 stabbing deaths of a Grand Junction mother and her daughter is expected in court to determine whether there's enough evidence for him to stand trial.
Authorities say 64-year-old Jerry Nemnich is tied to the crimes through DNA evidence. He was arrested in April and is being held at the Mesa County Jail on $3 million bail.
He will be in court Wednesday morning.
Details of his arrest affidavit have not been released. He is charged with first-degree murder, felony murder and burglary in the deaths of 24-year-old Linda Benson and her 5-year-old daughter, Kelley.
Nemnich's wife, Paula, has said she doesn't believe the allegations.
11 News will be in the courtroom Wednesday morning and have updates as they become available on the Web site and on 11 Today at 11 a.m.
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