- Associated Press - Saturday, January 30, 2016

HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) - Trial has been set for a Hampton man accused of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend.

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1Q1utVe ) that 61-year-old Ronald Rand is set to stand trial on Aug. 22.

Rand pleaded not guilty to the charge earlier this month.

Authorities say Rand shot 51-year-old Michelle Key at his home on Dec. 13.

Rand is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $1 million cash or surety bond

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Information from: Globe Gazette, https://www.globegazette.com/

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