Accused killer waives right to preliminary hearing

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(KSL News) The man accused of killing one man and seriously injuring another with a metal pole waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Nineteen-year-old Christopher Allen Hewitt is charged with first-degree, felony murder in the beating death of Benjamin Perkins-Links last year in Neffs Canyon. Seth Coleman survived the attack and got away.

Hewitt also faces attempted murder charges. His next court appearance is scheduled for Sept. 22.


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