Wednesday, July 29th: *Arraignment Hearing (@ 9am ET) - FL – Saad Kawaf (39) (May 17, 1999, Dearwood, Jacksonville) – only for *William Robert Baer, Jr. (43 @ time of crime/64) arrested (7/1/20) & charged (7/2/20) with 1st degree murder & 1st degree robbery with a firearm or deadly weapon. Held without bond. *Charged (7/22/20) with 2nd degree murder, armed robbery, armed burglary, armed kidnapping & aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. 7/2/20 Update: Bond set at none. Application for criminal indigent status filed; no determination made at this hearing. 7/6/20: Defendant declared indigent, order appointing public defender. Arraignment hearing on 7/23/20. 7/6/20: Waiver of appearances from arraignment & all pretrial hearings. 7/8/20: Notice of unavailability by John Rockwell, Baer's attorney from 7/13 thru 7/28/20. 7/9/20: Public defender Charlie Cofer files motion to withdraw. 7/15/20: Defendant’s motion to set bond. Arraignment hearing 7/23/20 has been cancelled & rescheduled for 7/29/20. 7/22/20: New charges filed are 2nd degree murder, armed robbery, armed burglary, armed kidnapping & aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. *Melissa Jo Schafer (Schofer) (29 @ time of crime/50) aka Schofer arrested & charged (7/2/20) with 1st degree murder. Baer, who is a retired Jacksonville Sheriff Office Homicide detective, was arrested in Jacksonville on Wednesday and Schafer, who was Baer’s then-wife, was arrested in Jefferson City, Missouri. Kawaf was stabbed to death and robbed. His wife -- scuffled with the other woman. Kawaf’s wife was taken inside & tied up. Baer * Schafer made off with about $30,000. Two DNA profiles were developed in 2003. In May, through genetic testing, police were able to get two profiles. DNA profiles established by Bode Technology Group, Inc. on 8/19/14. On 1/7/19, the female profile was submitted to Parabon Nanolabs, thru DNA Labs for the purpose of conducting genetic genealogy analysis. On 2/3/20, the male profile was also submitted to Parabon for same reasons. The male profile was then submitted to Family Tree DNA for further genetic genealogy analysis on 5/22/20. On 6/5/20 Baer was identified as the possible contributor to male DNA profile. On 6/11/20 Schafer was identified as the possible female suspect contributor. 7/2/20 Update: No update yet on Schafer in court site as of 7/22/20. Still in jail in Missouri.