LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge who presided over the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor will hear testimony in the bizarre murder case against a man who assumed multiple identities including that of a Rockefeller.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor on Friday set trial for Christian Gerhartsreiter for January 2013.READ MORE: Mother Of Missing Boy Elijah Lewis, Boyfriend Plead Not Guilty To Charges In Case In New Hampshire Court
Gerhartsreiter, a German immigrant who at times called himself Clark Rockefeller, is accused of killing the son of his landlady in 1985.READ MORE: Wellesley High School Parents Want Tougher Punishment For Students Involved In Brutal Attack On Teen
The killing of John Sohus baffled authorities for years, and it wasn’t until last year when Gerhartsreiter was serving a sentence in Boston for kidnapping his daughter that they developed enough evidence to charge him with murder.
Gerthartsreiter, who has pleaded innocent, complained in court that waiting for trial to begin next year “sounds like a long, long time.”MORE NEWS: White House Details Plan To Roll Out COVID Vaccines For Children 5 To 11 Years Old
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