By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The office that is seeking the death penalty for Robert Bowers, the accused Tree of Life gunman, could soon have a new leader.

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On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced he is nominating Cindy Chung to become a U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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Chung has served in that office since 2014 and is currently the Assistant U.S. Attorney.

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The former U.S. Attorney, Scott Brady, left at the end of the Trump Administration.