Two Plead Not Guilty in Salina Homicide
Associated Press - January 10, 2014 1:44 pm
Joel Heil (left) and Dane DeWeese (right) were both arrested shortly after the body was found.
Two suspects have pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the death of a 27-year-old Salina mother of four.
The Salina Journal reports 25-year-old Joel Heil and 33-year-old Dane C. DeWeese, of Abilene, entered their pleas Friday and had dates set for their trials in Saline County District Court.
The men are charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death Kristin Tyler, who was missing for two weeks before her body was found May 9 off Interstate 135 in rural Saline County.
DeWeese’s trial is set for March 24 and Heil’s trial is scheduled for May 7.