ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A new trial date has been set for a man charged with fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer, following a judge's ruling to remove his public defenders from the case.
Court records show 37-year-old Davon Lymon's trial on murder and other charges is set for May 11 - almost two months later than previously scheduled.
He is accused of fatally shooting Officer Daniel Webster outside a drug store during an October 2015 traffic stop.
A New Mexico judge last week sided with prosecutors, who argued to have the public defenders disqualified from the case due to a conflict of interest. Prosecutors cited the office's previous representation of a witness who testified against Lymon at a 2016 federal trial.
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