Share

Bail set for twins charged in Good Samaritan death

|
News,Business

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Bail has been set at $1.1 million each for twin brothers charged with murder in the death of a Good Samaritan who was run over after trying to rescue a woman being assaulted in California.

The Fresno Bee reported (http://bit.ly/1kAoMi2 ) that a judge set bail Tuesday for 18-year-old brothers Gerald and Jared Smith at an arraignment hearing that was continued until July 23.

Police say the brothers were assaulting a 35-year-old woman at a Fresno gas station last week when 49-year-old Nathan Halsted tried to help.

Police say surveillance video shows the brothers attacking Halsted, leaving him in the street, where a driver fatally struck him.

The teens' attorney, Daljit Rakkar, said the video was dark and grainy, and it would be hard to establish the identities of the attackers.

View article comments Leave a comment

More from washingtonexaminer.com