EDH murder: Offer discussed; new hearing set
Murder suspect Anderson Swift walks toward the courtroom Monday morning. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
The arraignment of a man suspected of shooting to death a 31-year-old woman in front of an El Dorado Hills night spot last January was postponed Monday as a tentative offer in the case may be forthcoming.
Anderson Swift, 41, of Oakland faces trial for murder if agreement is not reached, but no offer has been finalized and presented to the court or defense. Bill Clark of the El Dorado County District Attorney's Office sought the delay Monday, saying "an offer" likely is going to be made ultimately for review by defense attorney Mark Ralphs.
Swift stands accused of slaying Khrista Ibarolle of El Dorado Hills in an apparent carjacking that turned deadly. Continue Reading