Hank Hawes, accused of murder in Sundays killing of a popular University of South Carolina professor, will go before a state circuit judge Thursday morning at the Richland County courthouse on Main Street to have bond set.
Hawes, 37, is accused of stabbing to death Jennifer Wilson, an assistant professor in USCs Department of Instruction and Teacher Education.
Wilson, 36, whose work with children and teachers was widely known, had recently been promoted and given tenure.
Hawes, a former boy friend whom Wilson had told friends was trying to persist in a relationship she had broken off, will appear before Judge Casey Manning at 10 a.m. Friends described Wilson as worried at what she perceived as Hawes aggressive attempts to continue the relationship, friends told The State.
Police have said they have no record of Wilson seeking police help.