March 23, 2009
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Trial set for February for Miami men charged in Richard Lopez's death
District Court Judge Shelly Hill combined the cases of the two Miami brothers charged in connection with the January fight that led to the death of Sgt. 1st Class Richard Lopez. A 10-day trial is set for February.
Attorney says more discovery time is needed before trial
The criminal case against one of the men charged in connection with the January fight that led to the death of Sgt. 1st Class Richard Lopez was delayed Wednesday after the man's Steamboat Springs attorney, Charles Feldmann, said more time was needed for discovery.
Police also were looking for more severe charges in Lopez case
The sister of Sgt. 1st Class Richard Lopez, along with police officers involved in the investigation of Lopez's death, said they would have liked to have seen more severe charges filed against the two Miami brothers accused of playing a role in his death.
David and Eduardo Capote appear in court via videoconference
Arrest warrant reveals detailed information about Jan. 2 fight that led to soldier's death. Eduardo and David Capote appeared in Routt County Court on Monday and have been allowed to return to Miami until their next court date.