Trial date set for Woodridge man accused of killing father with weed trimmer

December 27, 2012 3:37:06 PM PST
A trial date has been set for a southwest suburban man accused of beating his father to death with a weed trimmer.

Twenty-two-year-old Yashesh Desai, of Woodridge, will face a bench trial scheduled to start January 14.

Desai allegedly killed his father, Sanjiv Desai, in August 2011.

The trial will focus on the suspect's mental state at the time of the killing.