Upton Waives Right to Preliminary Hearing

06.03.14 | FL News Team

Almond Upton,  the man accused of intentionally hitting and killing State Trooper Christopher Skinner will not appear in court Tuesday.
It had originally been scheduled in the Town of Chenango court for Tuesday morning.The 60-year-old from Melrose, Florida is facing a first-degree murder charge for  hitting a state trooper with his truck on I-81 last Thursday.If convicted, Upton could face life in prison without parole.