Trial set for man accused of homicide behind Planet Health

Trial set for man accused of homicide behind Planet Health

IDAHO FALLS – A trial has been set for a person accused of second-degree homicide after a grand jury indicted him on the cost this month.

The trial for Jake Eilander, 37, will start on Oct. 31. Eilander was initially set for a preliminary listening to in July till a grand jury indicted him on the cost, eliminating the necessity for the listening to.

The unique case was then changed with a district courtroom case, permitting the courtroom to proceed on to a jury trial.

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The investigation into Eilander began after a person, recognized as 44-year-old Ulises Rangel, was discovered shot to dying behind Planet Health in Idaho Falls in late March.

Police had been later in a position to acquire video footage that confirmed an altercation between Rangel and Eilander.

Eilander was later discovered at an Idaho Falls residence, the place officers found a loaded handgun with ammunition in step with proof discovered on the scene.

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He was arrested and booked into the Bonneville County Jail. His bond was set at $350,000 after Justice of the Peace Decide Michelle Mallard talked about throughout a courtroom listening to that Eilander has two different felonies on his file from throughout the previous two years.

Eilander was charged with felony drug costs in August 2021 and March 2020. He was additionally arrested and charged with felony arson in September in Jefferson County, however Prosecuting Lawyer Mark Taylor dropped the cost.

Trial set for man accused of murder behind Planet Fitness