Murder suspect expected in court for hearing Monday

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

The cold case suspect in the 1988 murder of Theresa Burns is expected in court Monday for a pre-trial conference hearing.

43-year-old Phillip Geans was charged in December 2013 in connection with the crime.

Burns was a Mishawaka High School student who left school early to change clothes and never returned.

She was later found in dead in her home from multiple gunshot wounds.

Geans is being held in the St. Joseph County Jail.

His trial is expected to begin June 23rd.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 261459041 - wndu.com/a?a=261459041
Gray Television, Inc.