- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 3, 2019

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Officials say the trial for a Vermont woman charged with murder in the death of her husband has been delayed again.

Mount Tabor resident Peggy Lee Shores pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree murder in February 2017. Police say the 53-year-old woman shot and killed 54-year-old David Shores in the couple’s home on Dec. 11, 2016.

The Rutland Herald reports Rutland County State’s Attorney Rose Kennedy said Tuesday that it was likely the trial would not start until the summer.

Shores contended her husband was walking upstairs from the basement when he tripped and accidentally shot himself.

Investigators say they determined from the angle of the shot that David Shores could not have been holding the gun when he was fatally shot.


Information from: Rutland Herald, http://www.rutlandherald.com/

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