Judge orders Fort Hood shooter to stand trial in 3 months
After too many delays this murderous scumbag finally gets his day in court.
(CNN) — An Army psychiatrist accused of opening fire and killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, will begin trial proceedings in three months, a military judge ruled.
Maj. Nidal Hasan is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted murder in connection with a 2009 attack at the post’s processing center, where soldiers were preparing to deploy to Afghanistan and Iraq.
The judge, Col. Tara Osborn, ordered Hasan’s court -martial to begin May 29 with jury selection and testimony to begin on July 1.
…If convicted, Hasan faces a possible death penalty.