Former BP agent accused of killing four people makes third court appearance

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - It was the third court appearance for the former Border Patrol agent accused of killing four people and kidnapping another.

Juan David Ortiz

This initial pre-trial hearing in the 406th District Court introduced Juan David Ortiz's second counsel, Raymond Fuchs.

Joel Perez is his primary counsel and both are court appointed.

Ortiz's defense is requesting a bond reduction from $2.5 million dollars to $500,000.

They have yet to file the recommendation for it.

Ortiz has four counts against him.

His next pre-trial hearing is set for October 3rd of this year.