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Preliminary hearing set for Hans Reiser today

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A preliminary hearing is set for today for Hans Reiser -- the Oakland man charged with murder after his wife disappeared.

Reiser was arrested in October after authorities said they found the blood of his estranged wife -- Nina Reiser -- in his home and car.Thirty-one-year-old Nina Reiser was last seen in early September when she dropped off the couple's seven-year-old son and five-year-old daughter at her estranged husband's home.Her body hasn't been found.Prosecutors have said they don't think the absence of a body will hurt their case.Reiser has pleaded not guilty to the charges. His defense lawyer describes the evidence against his client as "flimsy."Today's hearing is set for 9:00.


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