Cruise Bruise Investigates has begun posting court documents and related information about this horrific murder aboard Emerald Princess. This is the third cruise ship murder trial underway, which we are currently investigating.
Kenneth Manzanares appeared on July 27, 2017 before Judge Kevin F. McCoy. He was represented by Jamie McGrady from the Federal Public Defender’s Agency. The case was moved from Anchorage Division to the Juneau Division. He is being held without bail.
The court appearance states, “Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Kevin F. McCoy*:Initial Appearance on Complaint as to Kenneth Manzanares held at 2:07 p.m. to 2:19 p.m. on 7/27/2017. Copy of Complaint given to defendant, summarized, stated true name, advised of right charges and penalties. Jamie McGrady FPD, appointed. Court and counsel heard re Mr. Schmidt’s request to move the case to Juneau, AK. Court ordered Mr. Schmidt to file an Order requesting change of venue as soon as possible. Preliminary Examination set for 8/10/2017 01:30 PM in Anchorage Courtroom 6 before Kevin F. McCoy. Defendant detained.
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