03/20/2014 09:47 am ET Updated Mar 20, 2014

Judge: ‘No Evidence' That Severance Is A Danger To Community

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WHEELING W.Va. — A judge here on Wednesday set a $100,000 bond for an eccentric ex-politico authorities said is being investigated in connection with three high-profile Alexandria killings, opening up the possibility the man could be released.

Saying “allegations are not evidence,” Ohio County Circuit Court Judge James P. Mazzone denied a request by prosecutors to continue to hold 53-year-old Charles Severance without bail.

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