Patrick Courtney

Patrick Courtney

A Grundy County resident, 35 year old Patrick B. Courtney appeared in court this morning for a hearing. According to the docket entry, an order for a saliva sample was presented by the prosecuting attorney. Courtney did not oppose the order.

Patrick Courtney is accused of 1st Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action in the death of 32 year old Christopher Molloy in September of 2012. The two men reportedly got into an altercation and Courtney allegedly shot Molloy.

A pre-trial conference is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17th at 1:30 p.m. at the courthouse in Mercer County. A jury trial is scheduled for October 7th at 9:00 a.m. at the courthouse in Grundy County.