The defense says because its a unique trial, they needed more time to file pre-trial motions.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A judge has granted another delay in the trial of the accused Tree of Life synagogue shooter Robert Bowers.

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His defense attorneys submitted a request for more time on Sunday, asking for a 90-day extension to file pre-trial motions.

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Their reasoning was that the case is very “complex” and the government “intends to seek the death penalty.”

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With the judge granted the extension, the deadline shifts from tomorrow until July 19.