The man charged with the New Year’s Eve stabbing death of Melissa May has had his trial date postponed once more, this time from the June to the August jury term in Scotts Bluff County District Court.
64-year-old Lucio Munoz is charged with 1st Degree Murder and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony. Scottsbluff Police found May’s body in Munoz’ unit at the R.C. Scot Apartments on January 3rd.
Once again a defense motion by Public Defender Bernie Straetker for a continuance was granted, this time by Judge Travis O’Gorman during a pre-trial hearing Wednesday.
Munoz will be back in court July 27th for a pre-trial hearing prior to the August jury term..