PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS – October 5, 2017

Hemet man to stand trial for allegedly killing girlfriend Last week after a preliminary hearing at the Banning Justice Center, Riverside County Superior Court Judge Randall White found there was sufficient evidence to try Hemet resident Vincent James Marples, 34, for first-degree murder in the death of his 32-year-old girlfriend, Cassandra Taylor. Marples also faces a special circumstance allegation of inflicting torture during the commission of a murder. In late January, Marples was arrested on suspicion of killing Taylor, whose remains were found in his Ford Explorer. Marples has a post-preliminary hearing arraignment scheduled for Oct. 10 and is being held without bail at the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center in

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