WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A June 16 trial has been tentatively scheduled for a 16-year-old Windsor Heights girl charged with killing her father.
The Weirton Daily Times reports (https://bit.ly/1DVNcLQ ) that Shannon Marie Bartz appeared Friday for a status hearing in Wellsburg. Along with the tentative trial date, 1st Judicial Circuit Court Judge Ronald Wilson set deadlines for several other matters, including a psychological evaluation.
Bartz was indicted in November on a charge of murdering her father, 56-year-old Donald Bartz. The teenager allegedly struck her father repeatedly in the face with the butt of a shotgun.
According to court records, the May 19 incident stemmed from a dispute over the teen’s boyfriend.
Information from: The Weirton Daily Times, https://www.weirtondailytimes.com
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