Bijorn Trent to stand trial in killing of Juan Devarie in Allentown

Author: , Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published: Jan 18 2013 04:37:06 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 18 2013 05:14:48 PM EST
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

An Allentown man is heading to trial on homicide charges.

A preliminary hearing was held Friday morning for Bijorn Trent.

Trent, 30, killed Juan Devarie on South Hall Street in Allentown last month, police said.

Family members said Devarie's daughter and her friends were attacked by three men, and they said Devarie, 46, was knocked unconscious while he was trying to break up the fight. He later died at the hospital.