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Lundy waives preliminary hearing

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2009 at 5:34 am

A Sigourney man accused of killing his father has waived his preliminary hearing. Keokuk County AttorneyJohn Schroeder, says that means his office does not have to prove that they have enough evidence to continue with a trial. Schroeder says it is not uncommon for the preliminary hearings to be waived in cases such as this. Kenneth Lundy is accused of shooting and killing his father on April 2nd after getting into a heated argument over money. Schroeder says they have until May 17th to submit all pertinent Information for trial. Lundy is being held in the Keokuk County Jail on a $50,000 bond. Lundy cannot plead guilty or not guilty until the trial because of due process, he is considered innocent until proven guilty.