February hearing set in Turlock murder case

November 3, 2013 

— A judge has scheduled a Feb. 24 preliminary hearing for a defendant accused of murder in the shooting of a 35-year-old man in front of his grandmother’s Turlock home late last year.

Ernesto Negrete, 21, of Turlock also is charged with attempted murder, participating in a criminal street gang and drug possession in connection with the Dec. 30 shooting death of David Hernandez on South Avenue in Turlock.

Negrete is also scheduled to be in court Jan. 24 for a pretrial hearing. He remains in custody at Stanislaus County Jail.

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