Woman accused of Longmont postal shooting has trial pushed back

A woman accused of killing the father of her child had her trial delayed after defense attorneys said they had just received a large amount of new evidence from prosecutors that they could not review in time for the scheduled trial in June.

Devan Schreiner, 26, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jason Schaefer, 33, and was set to stand trial starting June 6.

But at a pre-trial conference Wednesday, Schreiner’s attorney Jennifer Engelmann said prosecutors disclosed more than a terabyte of new information in a “data dump” on April 25 and that the defense team did not have time to review before the trial.

“It boggled my mind why we didn’t get these things significantly earlier,” Engelmann said. “There is no conceivable way that we can accomplish that in time for the trial.”

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