The trial, continued several times, was scheduled to begin in January before Jefferson County Circuit Judge Laura Petro continued the case and set it for trial the week of May 15.
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The evidence was "voluminous," documents said, and contained several hundred pages of witness statements.
Extra time before trial allowed the defense to thoroughly review the statements and conduct more interviews. 2016, Deputy Jefferson County District Attorney Patrick Lamb disclosed more evidence investigators had found to the defense.
"We appreciate the Attorney General's Office thorough and comprehensive review of the case," Shahan's attorney John Lentine said to