CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A former Carson City emergency room doctor who was recently paroled from a Nevada prison after serving time in the 2002 kidnapping of his estranged wife from Utah is fighting his return to Arkansas to face charges in the death of the woman's ex-husband and an associate.The Nevada Appeal reports
that a Carson City judge on Wednesday set a Friday extradition hearing for 61-year-old Richard Conte.
Prosecutors in Conway, Ark., filed murder charges last week in the May 2002 deaths of 49-year-old Carter Elliott and his 25-year-old employee Timothy Robertson.
Conte was paroled last week after serving nine years for drugging and kidnapping Lark Gathright-Elliott from her Salt Lake City home.
The kidnapping happened about a month after authorities said Carter Elliott and Robertson were killed.(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)