Eugene Matthews, 83, appeared before Circuit Judge Deno Economou in a recent hearing. Matthews, who has a long history of run-ins with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, is set to stand trial for murder in the death of his best friend's ex-wife in May.
Eugene Matthews, 83, appeared before Circuit Judge Deno Economou in a recent hearing. Matthews, who has a long history of run-ins with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, is set to stand trial for murder in the death of his best friend's ex-wife in May. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com
Eugene Matthews, 83, appeared before Circuit Judge Deno Economou in a recent hearing. Matthews, who has a long history of run-ins with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, is set to stand trial for murder in the death of his best friend's ex-wife in May. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com

They came to his house looking for a dog. He now will stand trial for murder.

March 30, 2017 11:00 AM

UPDATED March 30, 2017 12:51 PM

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