The man charged with homicide in the loss of life of a University of Arizona professor had his bond denied by a choose on Thursday.
Former UA graduate student Murad Dervish, 46, is charged with first-degree homicide in the Oct. 5 capturing loss of life of Thomas Meixner, UA’s hydrology and aquatic sciences division head. Meixner was strolling from a category to his office.
A Pima County Superior Court choose denied Dervish bond throughout a Thursday listening to, based on Pima County Attorney’s Office spokesperson CT Revere.
Dervish is also charged with aggravated assault, housebreaking, misconduct involving weapons and three counts of endangerment, based on court docket information. Another particular person was additionally injured by a bullet fragment in the capturing, based on earlier reporting by The Arizona Republic.
Police mentioned on the time that Dervish had made threats towards workers. He was taken into custody some hours after the capturing.
Police mentioned Dervish informed them, “I hope he’s OK, probably wishful thinking,” and that he felt “so disrespected by that whole department,” based on court docket paperwork.
On Monday, UA President Robert C. Robbins penned a letter to college students and college saying that previous to the capturing, college police filed two complaints pursuing prices towards Dervish for communication with a workers member and for alleged harassment of school. The County Attorney’s Office didn’t pursue prices, Robbins mentioned in the letter.
In response, County Attorney Laura Conover mentioned in an announcement that prices, particularly on threatening and intimidation, weren’t filed as a result of the complaints lacked proof underneath state legislation.
Dervish was expelled in June, based on Robbins’ letter.
The defendant’s subsequent court docket date for a case administration listening to is about for Nov. 17, Revere mentioned.
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