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Court martial hearing set for accused FEAR member

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Pvt. Isaac Aguigui Pvt. Isaac Aguigui

Dates have been set for a court martial hearing for a soldier who's accused of being the mastermind behind an anti-government militia group called Forever Enduring Always Ready. 

Kevin Larson with the Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs Office told WTOC that Pvt. Isaac Aguigui will be in court on base on Oct. 10 for a pre-trial motion hearing, which he is required to attend. 

His court martial trial is scheduled to begin on Jan. 21. 

He pleaded guilty in July in a death penalty case for civilian murder charges. 

Other Fort Stewart-based Army soldiers were part of FEAR. They had discussed bombing areas around Savannah such as Forsyth Park and their ultimate goal was to overthrow the federal government and assassinate President Barack Obama, according to the district attorney's office. 

The group was uncovered as part of the investigation of the double murder case of Pvt. Michael Roark and Tiffany York. They were murdered to keep Roark for revealing FEAR's plans, according to the district attorney's office. Their bodies were found by a fisherman at Morgan Lake in Long County in Dec. 5, 2011. 

Aguigui was also charged with the July 2011 murder of his wife Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui and their unborn child. 

In testimony, a Georgia medical examiner said she was struck on the head and struggled violently with handcuffs on her wrists before she died. The defense claims Aguigui came home on July 17, 2011, and found her dead after choking on food. 

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