Trial date set for man accused of killing Donna high school student

10 months 4 days 12 hours ago Monday, January 31 2022 Jan 31, 2022 January 31, 2022 2:50 PM January 31, 2022 in News - Local

A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing a Donna high school student.

Carlos Julian Contreras appeared in the courtroom virtually on Monday.

Contreras is accused of killing Genaro Isaiah Castillo over what police say was a dispute linked to criminal activity.

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Contreras' attorney says he's still waiting on some forensic evidence from the Weslaco crime lab.

A final pre-trial hearing is set for May 25.

The trial is expected to start June 6.

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