DENVER (CBS4)– The man accused of murdering a man and then setting fire to an apartment located above a bagel shop to cover up the crime appeared in court on Thursday.

On May 2 crews found Shane Richardson, 29, after putting out the fire in an apartment unit above Rosenberg’s Bagels at Welton Street and 26th Avenue.

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Police arrested Brian Pattison in Richardson’s, 29, death. Pattison pleaded not guilty to murder and arson charges in court on Thursday.

Brian Scott Pattison (credit: Las Animas County)

Brian Scott Pattison (credit: Las Animas County)

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His trial has been scheduled for April 10, 2017.