News

Actions

Fmr. TPD ofc. Shannon Kepler accused of fatally shooting daughter's boyfried in court Tues.

Web-Default-Image-KJRH_1280x720.png
Posted at 3:33 PM, Aug 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-23 16:34:52-04

TULSA – The former Tulsa police officer accused of fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend while off-duty is expected in court Tuesday.

This week, Shannon Kepler is scheduled to appear for a motion hearing.  

In May a judge scheduled the retired Tulsa police officer’s trial for October 3. Shannon Kepler pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and two counts of shooting with the intent to kill in the 2014 death of Jeremey Lake, 19.

RELATED: Shannon Kepler appears in court; judge warns ‘time is running out' before January trial | Former TPD officer Shannon Kepler arraigned on first-degree murder charge

Kepler had been scheduled to go to trial in January, but the trial was delayed when Kepler's attorney asked for Holmes to recuse herself from the case because she used to be an assistant district attorney.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook