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Dansby death penalty case rescheduled for 2019

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – A Fort Wayne death penalty case has been rescheduled to April of 2019, according to the News-Sentinel.

Marcus Dansby is charged with four counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, after the Sept. 11, 2016 attack that killed Consuela Arrington, 37; Traeven Harris, 18; and Dajahiona Arrington, 18, who was eight and a half months pregnant with a boy.

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Dansby is facing the death penalty if convicted.

He appeared in court Friday, one week after an Allen Superior judge said his lawyer wasn’t qualified for the case.

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Michelle Kraus has now been assigned as lead attorney and former Allen County Prosecutor Robert Gevers as co-counsel. The prosecution has agreed to reset the trial for April 15 – May 31, 2019.

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