Brett Seacat motion hearing is about to begin in Kingman Co. Relatives of Vashti Seacat have entered the courtroom.
Brett Seacat just entered courtroom and took his seat. He is charged with killing his wife then setting their home on fire. Brett Seacat escaped the fire with the couple's two children.
We are just waiting for Judge Solomon to enter the courtroom.
Judge may be meeting with attorneys in chambers prior to the start of the hearing.
Attorneys are back. Seacat is huddling with his lawyers now.
Judge Solomon has entered. He is now explaining the media rules.
Attorneys are introducing themselves.
Asst. AG Travis Harrod asks judge to withdraw a motion for now and take it up at a later date.
Six months and still no autopsy report, says Seacat attorney Roger Falk.
Evidence we need is not available at this time, but should be in the near future, Harrod responded.
Judge granted the request to reschedule the motion. Preliminary hearing set for 9:30 a.m. Novemer 29, 2011. Have witnesses ready to roll and be prepared, judge said.
Falk asked judge to reconsider bond reduction in light of the further delay. Judge denied request.