Judge demands progress in DNA tests before trial

In the trial readiness hearing for Charles McRae, Willie Glover and Joseph Barbour, Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo demanded both sides get more organized with their DNA testing, and how they share the results of those tests.

Only two of the co-defendants, McRae and Glover were present for the trial readiness hearing, as Barbour’s presence was waived.

Puig-Lugo said that the government has four months to figure out a scheduling issue before the tentative November trial because he doesn’t want to have to push the trial start date into 2018.

A hearing was scheduled for July 28,  where they will discuss the DNA testing results.


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