Rios pleads not guilty in Valencia murder case

After delivering a plea in his arraignment, the defendant is awaiting a trial date.
Wednesday, September 8, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 1:18 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Murder suspect Steven Rios pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the June 5 death of 23-year-old MU student Jesse Valencia.