Trial Date Pushed Back for Woman Charged in Markel Murder

Katherine Magbanua
Posted at 11:41 AM, Feb 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-06 11:41:00-05

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - The trial for the woman charged in the murder of Florida State University law professor Dan Markel has been pushed back.

Katherine Magbanua was supposed to go before a jury later this month.

Monday a judge has agreed to give the defense more time.

A pre-trial date has now been set for May 1st, 2017.

A new trial date has not been decided.

Magbanua is the third person officially charged in Markel's murder.