MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A trial date has been set for the man accused of killing a AAA roadside service technician.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Schools Police Investigating Threats, Student Arrested
Jesus Esquievel faces second-degree murder charges for the shooting death of Magdiel Hernandez.
The judge ordered him held without bond until the October 23rd trial date.READ MORE: Vigil Held For UPS Driver Frank Ordonez, Killed Two Years Ago In Miramar During Police Shootout
Police said Esquievel shot Hernandez when an argument about service for his car escalated.
Detectives said Esquievel admitted to the shooting during an interview.
Hernadez’s nephew said his uncle had worked in roadside assistance for many years.MORE NEWS: Miami Dade College To Host Wake For Congresswoman Carrie Meek
“He’s a very good, good guy. He’s a service-minding individual, has been doing this for years and I can’t believe. I’m in shock,” he said. “We were told by his co-workers and his manager who is here that he was dispatched to replace a battery.”