Trial date set for Nathan Leuthold

By WEEK Producer

Trial date set for Nathan Leuthold

March 13, 2014 Updated Mar 13, 2014 at 10:38 PM CDT

The trial date has been set for the Peoria man accused of murdering his wife on Valentine's Day last year.

Lawyers in court Thursday agreed to a final hearing on April 14th.

The trial is scheduled to start May 6, 2014.

Leuthold is accused of murdering his wife, Denise, inside her parents home in Feb. 2013.

Prosecutors claim the former missionary had a Lithuanian lover -- and that he staged a home invasion to cover-up the murder of his wife.