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Cherryvale man in court on capital murder charges

By John Wright, Assignment Editor, jwright@kwch.com
Published On: Mar 21 2014 05:07:58 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 21 2014 05:14:42 PM CDT
David Bennett, Jr.
PARSONS, Kan. -

A preliminary hearing date was set for a Cherryvale man accused of capital murder.

David Bennett is charged in the death of Cami Umbarger and her three children in Parsons, Kansas, on November 26th, 2013.

A court spokeswoman said Bennett stood before the judge for a  short Status Hearing Friday afternoon.

The Attorney General's Office said the judge set a preliminary hearing for October 8th and 9th, in Parsons.

Bennett is currently being held in the Labette County Jail on a $5 million bond. He's represented by Attorney Ron Evans.

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