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Trial delayed in Blanchard home invasion case
Published 4:32 am, Tuesday, October 22, 2013

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — The trial has been delayed for an Oklahoma man charged with first-degree murder after his alleged accomplice was fatally shot during an attempted home invasion.

Dustin Stewart is charged under a state law that allows murder charges when a defendant’s accomplice is killed during a felony.

Prosecutors say Stewart and Justin Martin broke into the home of 18-year-old Sarah McKinley on New Year’s Eve 2011 in an attempt to steal pain medicine that the two men believed McKinley’s husband had.

McKinley — whose husband had died Christmas Day of lung cancer — shot and killed Martin after calling 911.

Stewart was set for trial Monday, but The Express-Star ( ) reports that the trial has been delayed until late January.. .