The case of a St. Peter man charged with murder will next appear in Fayette County Court on July 31st. 24-year old Alexander R. Beccue of St. Peter is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on that date at 1 pm. A jury trial date was set earlier in the case it remains scheduled for August 20. Beccue is charged with 2 counts of First Degree Murder as information states that Beccue allegedly “with the intent to kill Joshua K. Smith, shot Joshua K. Smith in the head” with what information from an unlawful possession charge against Beccue states was allegedly a .38 revolver handgun. Beccue remains in the Fayette County jail on $1 million bond.