SAN DIEGO – The preliminary hearing for the man charged in the beating death of Jason “Cowboy” Huggins has been postponed for a second time.
Joshua James Larson, 37, has been charged with murder, attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. He faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted.
Larson is accused of bludgeoning Huggins in the head with a rock in a canyon near the 1300 block of Washington Street in Hillcrest, where the homeless gay man was living at the time. Huggins died two weeks later on July 6.