His hearing comes the same day a judge is expected to move Mark Leonard's half-brother's trial to Allen County, sources have told I-Team 8.
Prosecutors agreed to drop their objection to moving Leonard’s trial last year after his half-brother Mark Leonard’s case was moved to St. Joseph County.
Gary Thompson's charges were in large part credited to information provided by suspect Monserrate Shirley.
Gary Thompson, 44, was arrested on two preliminary charges of murder.
Southwest Elementary School held a ceremony Wednesday to dedicate the media center to Jennifer Longworth.
Monseratte Shirley pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit arson in exchange for her testimony against the other two suspects in the case.
Monserrate Shirley had pleaded not-guilty and a lengthy jury trial for her case was expected.