News briefs

Published by
Tribune News Service

Jailhouse assault trial for accused Parkland shooter beginsFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer rejected a defense effort to delay the opening of the jailhouse assault trial of the Parkland shooter. The Broward Public Defender’s Office sought the delay over the weekend after their lead attorney on the case, David Wheeler, fell ill. Details about the ailment were not disclosed, but officials said it was not COVID-related and will involve some time for rehabilitation. ”Mr. Wheeler had an extreme medical issue on Thursday that caused him to be hospitalized through Frida…

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *