Suspect in quadruple homicide in Mandan waives preliminary hearing, trial date set

MANDAN, N.D. (KFYR) - The Washburn man accused of killing four people in April at RJR Maintenance and Management has waived his preliminary hearing.

Forty-five-year-old Chad Isaak had a plea hearing scheduled on Monday in Morton County. According to court records his attorney filed a waiver of personal appearance on Thursday so Isaak didn’t have to be in court to plea not guilty.

Friday a waiver was submitted to the courts to waive the hearing all together.

Issak is accused of killing Robert Fakler, Adam Fuehrer, and Bill and Lois Cobb on April 1.

He’s charged with four counts of murder, burglary, concealment within a vehicle, and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Isaak's trial has been set for 11 days starting March 2, 2020, at 8:30 a.m at the Morton County Courthouse.