September trial scheduled for Mollie Tibbetts murder suspect

POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) – The man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa last summer now has a trial scheduled to begin in September.

According to online court records, Cristhian Bahena Rivera will now stand trial beginning Tuesday, September 3 in Poweshiek County.

Mollie Tibbetts

An initial trial date in the case had been set for April of 2019.

Tibbetts’ body was found on August 21, 2018. The 20-year-old University of Iowa student had been missing for more than a month.

Tibbetts was pursuing a career in psychology.

 

Cristhian Rivera in court
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