A Local 8 Weather Alert has been issued for Wednesday morning (the busiest travel day of the year), due to the cold rain and wet snow mix expected across East Tennessee. While it may be a cold rain in the Valley, drivers headed toward the Smokies or the Tri-Cities are more likely to encounter moderate wet snow showers. Please be advised.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A man charged with killing another man with an ax and eating body parts is set to return to a Connecticut courtroom for a hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to continue pursuing a murder charge.
A probable cause hearing is scheduled for Monday morning in Bridgeport Superior Court in the case of 35-year-old Tyree Smith, a Florida resident who grew up in Ansonia, Conn.
Smith is charged with murdering Angel Gonzalez in Bridgeport on Dec. 15. Police say Smith ate one of Gonzalez's eyeballs and part of his brain. He was arrested in his hometown of Lynn Haven, Fla., in January.
Gonzalez's relatives have said Smith deserves to be condemned to spend the rest of his life in prison.
Smith's lawyer has declined to comment.
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