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Iced Earth's Jon Schaffer ordered to remain in jail until trial

Friday, March 19, 2021 11:46 AM PT
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Iced Earth guitarist and founder Jon Schaffer, in police custody for the past two months, appeared before a federal judge (via video teleconference) earlier today, March 19.

According to Blabbermouth, U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui refused to release the 53-year-old musician and Indiana resident, who is currently in a Washington D.C. jail, as Schaffer awaits trial for six federal charges stemming from his involvement in the early January riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Schaffer was arrested in mid-January and remained in an Indiana jail until he was transferred to Washington D.C. during the past week.






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