Jury trial set for Jon Goldberg, man accused of killing Fortuna Fire Captain Tim Smith

EUREKA – A jury trial date is set for Jon Goldberg, the man accused of killing Fortuna Fire Captain Tim Smith in September of 2016.
Wednesday morning at the Humboldt County Courthouse Judge Wilson confirmed the trial will begin Monday, February 5 and is estimated to take six weeks.
37-year-old Jon Goldberg is accused of traveling to a residence on Rohnerville Road in Fortuna to confront Smith about an alleged affair with Goldberg’s wife.
Fortuna Police say the two men briefly argued then Goldberg fired multiple shots at point blank range, killing Smith.
Goldberg pleaded not guilty at arraignment.
He is being held at the Humboldt County Jail on 2 million dollars bail.