Friday, November 1st: *Evidentiary Hearing (@ 1:30pm PT) – AZ – Isabel Mercedes Celis (6) (April 21, 2012, Tucson, found Mar. 3, 2017, Id’ed Mar. 31, 2017) & Maribel Victoria Gonzales (13) (June 4, 2014, Tucson, found June 6, 2014, id’ed June 20, 2014) – *Christopher Matthew Clements aka Damion James Johnson (36) indicted (9/15/18) & arraigned (9/24/18) with 2 counts of 1st degree murder, 2 counts of kidnapping a minor under 15, 2 counts of 2nd degree burglary, 1 count of theft by controlling stolen property, 1 count of trafficking in stolen property & 14 counts of sexual exploitation of minors. Plead not guilty. $2M cash only bond. DA will seek DP. Murder trial to begin on 2/23/21. Court hearings from 9/15/18 to 2/11/19 reference post #995 here: Found Deceased - AZ - Isabel Mercedes Celis, 6, Tucson, 20 April 2012 *Arrest* #26 4/15/19 Update: Defense tries to get charges of murder & kidnapping dismissed. Next hearing on 6/14. 6/14/19 Update: For Fraud, burglary & theft next hearing on 8/16 & 8/23. 7/28/19: On murder/kidnapping case: Status hearing on 10/14. 8/16/19 Update: For fraud, burglary & theft next hearing on 8/23. 8/23/19: Clements testified in a hearing in burglary & fraud cases in Maricopa County but the hearing results could have a bearing in the Tucson murder cases (Pima County). At issue is whether legal documents were improperly seized from his jail cell, including during a search to secure evidence in the murder cases. For Fraud, burglary & theft charges next Evidentiary hearing on 11/1 and 11/8. 10/14/19 Update: Murder trial will begin on 2/23/21. Co-Defendant in Maricopa County: *Melissa Stark () charged (10/28/15), indicted (10/4/17 & 11/10/18) & arraigned (11/13/17 & 2/1/18) with 2nd degree fraud, 2 counts of 2nd degree burglary & 1 count of 3rd degree theft. Plead not guilty. 8/23/19 Update: For Fraud, burglary & theft charges next Evidentiary hearing on 11/1 and 11/8 @ 9am.