The Associated Press
Evansville — A southern Indiana judge has instructed prosecutors to ask the father of a man killed in a crash while fleeing a burglary to stop posting comments on Facebook about the case of a man charged with murder in his death.
Ira Beumer of Evansville is facing charges of murder, attempted murder and aggravated battery stemming from a car chase that began after being robbed at gunpoint in his home by four men
His father, Steve Jenkins of Milwaukee, has made Facebook posts urging others to join him at the trial. The Evansville Courier & Press reports he also wrote of Beumer: "U Owe Yo Life, Ira that time is Comin."
The trial begins next week.