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Frank Carson Denied Bail in Korey Kauffman Murder Trial

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The Stanislaus County courthouse was packed once again with people on both sides waiting to learn the fate of Frank Carson, his wife Georgia DeFillipo, former CHP Officer Walter Wells and brothers Baljit and Daljit Atwal.

The judge denied bail for Carson and the Atwal brothers, but allowed $10 million bail for Carson's wife and Wells. The judge ruled they have to stay in the county and must stay a quarter-mile away from the Kauffman family.

Also in court today, the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office claimed that in March 2012, Robert Woody and the Atwal brothers, who own the Pop N' Cork in Turlock, beat then shot Korey Kauffman in the back.

Then, they claim, they buried him in a shallow grave behind the liquor store, where they left his body for 27 days before dumping his body in the Stanislaus National Forest.

FOX40 learned that Carson will be representing himself in his own murder trial -- the details of which are being worked out.

All the defendants are expected to be back in court September 14 -- where they should be entering  pleas.