Tentative trial date set for Upatoi triple murder suspects

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A tentative trial date has been set for three murder suspects accused of killing three members of a Upatoi family.

A pre-trial status hearing held for Rufus Burks, Javarceay Tapley, and Raheam Gibson Tuesday morning revealed that the trial will begin on Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. This date is tentative pending retrieval of medical information.

The three suspects are e accused of killing Gianne Lindsey, her uncle Caleb Short, and her grandmother Gloria Short in their Upatoi home in January 2016.

News Leader 9 will bring you the very latest once the trial begins.

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