April 16, 2009
Murder Trial Date Set For October 14th
A Memphis man will stand trial for murder on October 14, 2009 in Shelby County. Judge Gary Wallace scheduled the jury trial for Michael J. Mutchler during a hearing held in the Shelby County Court on March 20th.
Mutchler faces felony charges of murder in the first degree and armed criminal action stemming from the shooting death of Joseph Alvey, 33, of Wyaconda, at a rural Scotland County residence on June 8th, 2008.
Mutcheler is being held on a $1 million bond.
Change of judge and change of venue motions transferred the case to Shelby County and Judge Wallace.