Salter back in trial

Jeremy Dale Salter, 40, primary suspect in the murder of John Harley Evans of Inyokern in 2011, is back on trial. The trial is still going on as of press time, and no details have been released. Salter is acting as his own attorney.

The trial is being held in the Kern County Superior Court Metro Division, 1415 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield. Salter’s first trial date, April 7, was continued until April 21. Apparently a jury trial was held in this matter through April 23, then rescheduled for May 5 and 6. On May 7 a medical evaluation was set, with trial dates set for May 7, 8, 9 and 12.

Salter is facing a single felony charge of murder in the first degree.

Story First Published: 2014-05-14