Norfolk murder trial pushed back over 2 months

NORFOLK - The trial date for a murder suspect in northeast Nebraska has been pushed back over 2 months.

Deshawn Gleaton appeared in Madison County Court Monday morning for a pretrial conference.

The trial itself has been rescheduled from May 10th to July 12th.

Gleaton's pretrial was continued to May 24th.

He's accused of killing 29-year-old Hailey Christiansen.

According to police, Gleaton allegedly shot Christiansen in July of last year. She later died from the injury.

Gleaton pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges in September of last year.

If convicted, he faces life in prison or possibly the death penalty.

No bond has been set in the case.