Trial date set in Temecula murder case

A Dec. 2 trial date was confirmed Friday, Oct. 29, for a man accused of fatally stabbing a 34-year-old acquaintance during a confrontation in Temecula. Andrew Christian Temple, 30, of Temecula is charged with murder and a sentence-enhancing allegation of using a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony for the 2019 slaying of David Deschepper. During a status hearing at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta, Riverside County Superior Court Judge F. Paul Dickerson consulted with the prosecution and defense regarding trial scheduling, and both sides agreed to be prepared to move forward in the first week of December. Dickerson set a pretrial hearing for Nov. 5 to ensure the parties remain on track. Temple is being held on $1 million bail at the Byrd Detention Center in Mu
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