Man Ordered to Stand Trial in 2001 Slaying

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Pueblo, Colo. (AP) A 47-year-old Pueblo man has been ordered to stand trial in the 2001 death of a man whose bones were discovered by a pet dog.

Charles Earl Gross is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Mark Kaskel. Gross' trial is scheduled for August.

Searchers found the remains in January after a dog returned home with a human jaw bone.

Deputies say some of the bones were found under a mobile home where gross once lived and others were found in a barrel at his current home.

Investigators say Gross told them he shot Kaskel after Kaskel attacked him.

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