Attorneys for accused cop killer seek to push back murder trial
April 26, 2018 05:08 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Defense attorneys for accused cop killer Davon Lymon are asking for his trial to be put off until next year.
Today in court, one of Lymon’s attorneys, Tom Clark, asked for the trial to be pushed back to May 2019.
Lymon is accused of shooting and killing Albuquerque Police Officer Daniel Webster during a traffic stop back in 2015. He faces numerous charges including first-degree murder.
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas sent KOB a statement in response to the defense’s request saying the sooner the trial starts, the better.
“Due to this horrific loss of life, we are ready to try this case at the earliest possible date,” he said.
District Court Judge Briana Zamora said she will have to present the request to the chief justice as she has an abundance of murder cases on her docket.
The trial was originally set to begin in March but had been pushed back.
Updated: April 26, 2018 05:08 PM
Created: April 26, 2018 11:07 AM
Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved