|Hot Springs man pleads not guilty to murdering mother|
|Thursday, 19 July 2012 12:31|
, along with one count of grand theft, as he's suspected of stealing more than $1,000 in cash.
Tornquist pleaded not guilty to all charges Thursday. He's accused of murdering his mother, Catherine Tornquist, at her home in Fall River County on October 4, 2011. She was reported missing last October but her remains have never been found.
If convicted of either of the murder charges, Tornquist would receive a mandatory life sentence, with the possibility of the death penalty for a conviction of first degree murder.
Tornquist's next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 15 in Hot Springs.