WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPTV) — There is a new delay in the notorious “killer clown” case.
A judge agreed to delay the trial of Sheila Keen-Warren yet again after new information surfaced in the killing of Marlene Warren.
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At issue is a 25-page file of clown sightings put together by the original investigators of the case. Defense attorneys claim the file has roughly “40 credible leads” containing names, addresses and phone numbers.
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“Despite alleging that it did its due diligence in searching for this file, the State admitted that the “clown sighting file” was located in a box in its office,” defense attorneys said in a court filing.
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Keen-Warren is accused of killing her lover’s wife while dressed as a clown in 1990. She was arrested in Virginia in 2017.
Her attorneys argued that they need time to track down those leads, and a judge agreed.
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Keen-Warren was expected to face a jury in the coming weeks.
This story was originally published Oct. 14, 2022 by WPTV in West Palm Beach, an E.W. Scripps Company.