Thursday, September 24, 2009

Roeder trial moved to January 11th

Scott Roeder's trial has been moved up to January 11th, according to the AP

WICHITA, Kan. - The trial of the man accused in the killing of Wichita abortion provider George Tiller has been rescheduled to Jan. 11.

The Sedgwick County District Attorney's office announced the new date Wednesday. Scott Roeder's trial had previously been scheduled to begin Jan. 25.

Roeder is accused of shooting Tiller on May 31 as the doctor was ushering during Sunday morning services at his Wichita church.

The 51-year-old suspect is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault.