DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Rowlett man accused of shooting, then stabbing to death the mother of his child will remain behind bars, after briefly being released on a $1 million bond last month.
Magistrate Judge Renee Toliver ordered Andrew Charles Beard detained pending trial, saying he posed a danger to the community, in addition to being a flight risk.
After posting bail, Beard was rearrested on October 29 on a charge of possessing an unlicensed firearm silencer.
If convicted, Beard faces up to 10 years in federal prison.
Beard, 33, surrendered to Carrollton Police Detectives Monday, October 5 upon learning they had obtained a warrant for his arrest.
Beard was fitted with a GPS ankle monitor and released for home confinement after someone posted a $1 million bond on his behalf.
He is accused of killing Burkett outside a Carrollton apartment complex where she worked.
According to the probably cause affidavit, Carrollton Police said the estranged couple was involved in a contentious custody battle.
They found a tracking device on Burkett’s car.
Dark brown liquid makeup, a fake beard and a knife were found in vehicles tied to Andrew Beard.
Witnesses had described the attacker as a black man.
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