Man accused of killing family to stand trial in 2013
Wife, four kids died in Medford, Ore. fire
Friday, February 24, 2012
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- The Oregon man accused of killing his wife and four children is to stand trial in a year.
KTVL (http://bit.ly/zEbaws ) reports that Jordan Criado is scheduled to go on trial in Jackson County Circuit Court in Medford on Feb. 12, 2013.
He is accused of aggravated murder, which carries a potential death penalty, as well as murder, arson and manslaughter.
A registered sex offender in California, Criado is accused of stabbing his wife, 30-year-old Tabasha Paige-Criado, and two of the children, and setting multiple fires in their small Medford house last July. He was the only one to survive after rescue personnel pulled the family from the burning house.
Friends and family have said Paige-Criado wanted a divorce.
Information from: KTVL-TV, http://www.ktvl.com/