Erik John Meiser, 38, is accused of killing 57-year-old Fritz Hayes, a retired high-tech engineer, after attacking him with a knife and machete when Hayes and his wife returned to their Lake Oswego home from a morning walk Sept. 17, 2012.. If convicted, he could face the death penalty. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office/The Lake Oswego Review)

Judge: Meiser fit for trial

Eric Meiser is accused in the violent murder of a 57-year-old Lake Oswego man. If convicted he could face the death penalty.