Man held to answer on murder charges
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 — A May 1 preliminary hearing determined Rodney Jay Benjamin, 26, will be held to answer to murder and attempted premeditated murder charges of two Susanville residents.
In addition, Benjamin is also being held to answer to two felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon, as well as serious felony enhancements alleging he used a handgun resulting
in great bodily injury or death.
He is scheduled to be arraigned on those charges in Lassen Superior Court at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 27.