HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A new trial date has been set for this fall in the trial of a former Alabama nurse charged with murder in the death of her husband, who authorities say was poisoned.
A judge scheduled the trial of Marjorie “Nikki” Cappello, 35, to begin Oct. 4, WHNT-TV reported. The case already has been delayed several times.
A friend reported Jim Cappello, who worked as a private investigator, missing in 2018. Nikki Cappello went in for questioning, and police found the man’s body in the garage of their home after obtaining a search warrant.
Authorities determined the man had been poisoned and Cappello was charged with murder. She pleaded not guilty last year and is free on $100,000 bond while awaiting trial.
The man’s family has sued Cappello over his death.
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