State Seeks Trial Date In Tulsa Attorney Murder

Monday, January 26th 2009, 7:45 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, OK -- Tulsa County prosecutors are expected to ask a judge on Monday to set a September trial date for accused murderer John Kastner.

The former high school English teacher is accused of killing his wife last June at their south Tulsa home.

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Prosecutors say Kastner shot Lori Moon Kastner twice in the head.

Kastner claims she was shot by a man who broke into their house.

A public defender who's been Kastner's attorney told a judge last month Kastner has been involved in his own defense and wants to represent himself.