Francis Wolke, the man who allegedly killed Menlo Park resident and former Atherton town arborist Kathy Hughes Anderson in her home on Dec. 12, pleaded not guilty of murder in court today (Thursday, May 9) following several postponements of his hearing, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
Wolke, 36, also waived his right to a speedy preliminary hearing.
Suspect Francis Wolke (Photo courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.)
The case is set for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 17.
Wolke remains in custody on $10 million bail.