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CrimeTriple slaying suspect's defense optimistic about readiness

22:55  05 december  2018
22:55  05 december  2018 Source:   kmbc.com

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Triple slaying suspect's defense optimistic about readiness© Provided by Hearst Television, Inc. Anthony Laron Roberts Jr.

The new attorneys for a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others in downtown Lawrence, Kansas say they are optimistic that they will be ready for trial in two months.

The Lawrence Journal-World reported that Shaye Downing and another attorney were appointed to represent Anthony Roberts Jr., 21, after his old attorney was kicked off the case over concerns about her competency. The concerns culminated in a judge declaring a mistrial last month.

Downing said Tuesday that she intends to hire an investigator and ballistics expert. She says she is hopeful their work will be done in time for a Feb. 4 trial.

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Roberts is charged with three murder counts and one attempted murder count. Two other suspects face less series charges in the October 2017 shooting.

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