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Bond denied for former UA grad student accused in slaying of professor

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.

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