(POLSON)- A Lake County man will remain behind bars while he awaits a new trial in connection with a 7-year old Lake County murder case.
Clifford Oldhorn was convicted of murdering former CSKT Tribal Chair Harold Mitchell, Jr. in 2005. But last year the Montana State Supreme Court raised questions about how Oldhorn's confession had been used in his 2011 trial. That prompted Lake County Judge C.B. McNeil to order a new trial.
Oldhorn was released last month, but came back to jail on probation violations, claiming he had received threats from Mitchell's family.
The Lake County Leader reports this week McNeil denied Oldhorn's request to reduce his $30,000 bail. Oldhorn will be back in court March 27th so attorneys can argue the county's move to revoke parole.