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Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial

Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial

Timothy Virts, accused of killing Bobbie Jo Cortez this month and abducting one of their daughters, will remain in jail pending trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Virts, 38, waived his right to attend a bail hearing and did not appear in court. No attorney was present. The judge complied with a prosecutor's request to continue holding Virts without bail.

Police say Virts stabbed 36-year-old Bobbie Jo Cortez in her house in the 3100 Ardee Way in Dundalk earlier this month and fled the area with their 11-year-old daughter Caitlyn Virts.

In charging documents, police said that Caitlyn's twin sister found her mother unresponsive on the morning of March 6 and Virts and Caitlyn...

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