Man pleads not guilty to killing girlfriend, putting her body in acid

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The man accused of strangling his girlfriend and putting her body in a tub of acid at a Nine Mile Falls home pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge in Spokane.

KXLY reports the trial for 27-year-old Jason Hart is set for Aug. 12.

He's accused of killing 33-year-old Regan Jolley. They had been dating for a few weeks.

Hart is a disabled military veteran.