Suspected embezzler, suspected murderer both in court

Suspected embezzler, suspected murderer both in court
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. - It was another court appearance for the Pasco man accused of brutally killing his roommate.

The trial for Joseph Hart was pushed back again to early March.

Hart was participating in an outpatient mental health housing program through Lourdes when he was charged with killing his roommate.

The Mayor Pro Tem of Connell appeared in court as well. Monica Pruett is considering a plea deal. She's accused of stealing $160 thousand dollars from D & S Farms while she handled their books over a seven-year span.

Pruett is charged with first-degree theft and money laundering with aggravated circumstances.