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Published August 27, 2012, 03:17 PM

Court Hearing Set for Mello

(WDAY TV) -- A 23-year old Crookston man has a September court date, to enter a plea, after being accused of 2nd degree murder.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY-TV

(WDAY TV) -- A 23-year old Crookston man has a September court date, to enter a plea, after being accused of 2nd degree murder.

Ricardo Mello allegedly stole a police car in May of 2011. He lost control of the vehicle, and hit a pickup, killing 78-year old Eddie Briggs.

Mello can enter a plea September 10th. Jury selection is set for the 11th.

Mello has been in jail, under a 750-thousand dollar bond.

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