Trial date set for murder defendant, Kason King

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A trial date has been set for murder defendant, Kason King.

King is accused of murdering 32-year-old Jarrod Smith back in June of 2013.

Investigators say it appears a love triangle turned deadly. Investigators also say King shot Smith while he was in the shower with King’s ex-girlfriend. 

He is also facing assault and kidnapping charges after investigators say he forced his ex-girlfriend to drive him to his car after the shooting and threatened to kill her.

King has maintained his innocence for five years. His trial is set for the week of April 30.

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