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Attorney Schedules Delay Wildomar Murder Trial

Trial for Wildomar residents Summer Sharmaine Stephens, 39, and Anthony Garcia, 33, has been reset to March 13.

Anthony Garcia Photo/Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.
Anthony Garcia Photo/Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.

Trial has been delayed for a man and woman accused in the killing death of a Wildomar man.

Trial for Wildomar residents Summer Sharmaine Stephens, 39, and Anthony Garcia, 33, has been reset to March 13, court records show. Trial for the pair was set to begin last week, but a new defense attorney is coming in for Stephens and Garcia's attorney was unavailable, according to Riverside County District Attorney spokesman John Hall.

Garcia is charged with murdering a Wildomar man whose body was discovered in an abandoned Wildomar residence in September 2012. Stephens is charged with aiding and abetting the crime. A third suspect -- a 13-year-old, gender and name undisclosed -- was also arrested in the case.

No bail has been set for Stephens or Garcia.

An assault call in Wildomar led to the discovery of the dead man about 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 2012 in the area of Mariposa Road and Mission Trail.

The victim's age and identity have not been released by authorities.

Alek J Hidell January 27, 2014 at 10:24 PM
No bail. Rot in jail.
California Girl January 28, 2014 at 03:59 PM
Get on with the trial, just another person sitting in jail, living off of tax payers!
ChrisG January 28, 2014 at 04:49 PM
Meth is very, very bad. Please talk to your kids and make sure it is a drug they never ever try. Any news on the 13 year old mentioned in the article?
Batson Mikey January 28, 2014 at 09:28 PM
he was a drunk not a tweaker
Antonio January 28, 2014 at 10:10 PM
She looks like a meth head. He looks like a moron.
California Girl January 31, 2014 at 11:58 AM
They are a bunch of drunks, they would steal there booze from the stores!

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