Attempted Murder Suspect Now Has Trial Date
A Natrona County man accused of trying to kill another man in the Dempsey Acres area, south of Mills, now has a court date..
Robert Snyder has pleaded not guilty to one count of attempted second degree murder and one count of stalking.
At a hearing Friday, the trial date was set for October 19th in Judge Daniel Forgey's court. . Both the defense and prosecution agree it should take about 4 days to complete.
Back in March, Natrona County Sheriff's Deputies interviewed the victim, Kevin Simmons, who was being taken by vehicle to the hospital, and was then transferred to an ambulance.
The incident occurred on the 4500 block of Countryside Court.
Investigators say Snyder was there to make meet another person, who had a restraining order against him.
Kevin simmons asked him to leave, but Snyder pulled out a knife and stabbed Simmons, before running away..
Snyder turned himself in and admitted to the stabbing incident.
Doctors said that Simmons had been stabbed 13 times.
Snyder was being held on $100,000 bond awaiting trial, But requested the bond be lifted so he can work in the Detention Center until his trial.
He could face between 20-years to life in prison, on the attempted second degree murder charge, and up to 10 years in prison on the stalking charge, if convicted.