PITTSBURGH, Pa. (KDKA) – Baldwin murder suspect Adam Rosenberg, 21, went before a judge for his preliminary hearing on Friday morning. Rosenberg is charged with robbery, tampering with evidence, a firearm charge and criminal homicide.

“There were some charges we were hoping to get dismissed. The robbery and the tampering charge,” said Defense Attorney Casey White.

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Instead, the judge held all charges against Rosenberg. Prior to announcing his decision – the judge called the testimony he heard shocking and sickening.

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White said they anticipated this outcome.

“He’s obviously in a tough position. He’s in the Allegheny County jail facing homicide charges plus facing life in prison so he’s just taking it one day at a time,” White said.

Allegheny County Police arrested and charged Rosenberg in February. He’s accused of shooting and killing 28-year-old Jeremy Dentel in his Baldwin home. Rosenberg pled not guilty to all of the charges.

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“Most of the evidence presented today was circumstantial, so right now there is not an identification of our client, but there’s a lot to be uncovered, according to the Commonwealth,” White said.

Meanwhile, another family is still asking questions after 22-year-old Christian Moore-Rouse’s body was found near Rosenberg’s family home in Fox Chapel. The medical examiner ruled his cause of death a shotgun wound to the head and the manner of death a homicide.

Moore-Rouse’s mother said her son knew Rosenberg.

“I mean he hasn’t been charged in that yet so I think it would be premature for any of us to speculate or make any type of comments,” said Wendy Williams, who also represents Rosenberg.

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The next court date for Rosenberg is April 14.