Man accused of killing a man and burying him appeared in court
Frank Valles claims it was a cultural ritual
Last Updated: 66 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield man accused of murdering another man and burying him appeared in court.
Frank Valles is charged with first-degree murder for the death of Alphonso Hyde.
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In an earlier interview with 23ABC, Valles denied killing Hyde.
Valles said Hyde died of a heart attack back in 2008. Valles said he took Hyde's body home to wrap in an Indian ceremonial blanket and bury him.
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