폴 플로레스, 수사관이 선언 한 “유력한 용의자” 지난 달, San Luis Obispo 고등 법원에서 양복과 넥타이를 입고 외딴 모습을 보였습니다., 80 세 된 그의 아버지는, 루벤 플로레스, appeared in an orange prison jumpsuit.
Defense attorneys for the Flores’ requested that the arraignments be continued until Monday, when they will enter a plea and hear arguments related to bail. A San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge approved the request and set a new date for April 19 ...에서 1:30 오후. PT.
The judge also approved the defense attorneys’ request for a protective order for Paul and Ruben Flores due to the high-profile nature of the case.
Paul Flores remained held without bail, while bail for Ruben Flores remained set at $ 250,000.
Paul Flores was represented by defense attorneys Robert Sanger and Sarah Sanger, while attorney Harold Mesick represented Ruben Flores.
Smart’s family released a statement following the arraignment.
“거의 후 25 years of waiting, today’s delay in the arraignment process was not unexpected or surprising,” the family’s statement said. “실수하지 마라, we have begun the final quest to bring justice for Kristin. We know we are in good hands with the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office, and we will wait patiently for the process to commence.”
The younger Flores, 44, was arrested Tuesday morning in San Pedro on a single count of first-degree murder. Prosecutors have alleged that Flores caused Smart’s death while either raping or attempting to rape her in his dorm room.
Ruben Flores was also arrested at his home in Arroyo Grande, and charged with being an accessory after murder.
Smart was a 19-year-old student at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo when she went missing in 1996. 폴 플로레스, who at the time was also a student there, is believed to have been the last person seen with her before she went missing on the way to her dorm following a party.
Smart’s body has never been found.
Investigators had combed the father’s property with ground-penetrating radar and cadaver dogs last month. Investigators have not revealed what was found.
Flores has denied wrongdoing for nearly 25 years and invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to answer grand jury questions related to the case.
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