Preliminary hearing set for man accused of murder in Topeka

Michael Engstrom

A preliminary hearing is set for a man accused of murder at a Topeka apartment complex.

Thirty-three year old Michael Engstrom is accused of killing 35-year-old Ricky Mitchell and wounding 28-year-old Bridget Gakle on February 13, 2013.

Engstrom was arrested the next day in Nebraska following a chase.

A judge set a preliminary hearing for April 23, 2014.

His wife, 34-year-old Jamie Engstrom also faces charges. Her trial is set for July 28, 2014.

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