PEORIA, Ill. — Trial dates have been pushed back for Jose Ramirez and Matthew Roberts, who are accused of killing Susan Brill De Ramirez and Antonio Ramirez Barron.
Ramirez requested a bench trial and will be back in court on Monday, Oct. 21 at 9:15 a.m. Roberts negotiated a plea and will be back in court Nov. 25 at 1:15.
Police say the two used a bat and a knife to kill the couple, who were the parents of Jose Ramirez, back in October 2018.
Jose Ramirez, 21, and 20-year-old Matthew Roberts face two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Susan Brill De Ramirez and Antonio Ramirez Barron.
The Princeville couple were both employees at Bradley University.
Both are held on $3,000,000 bond.