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Jury selection in Wellington killer clown case set for January 2020

Posted: 9:43 AM, Apr 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-17 22:46:08Z
Sheila Keen-Warren mugshot from October 2017
Wellington resident Marlene Warren was shot and killed in 1990 by a person dressed as a clown.

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A Palm Beach County judge on Wednesday set a trial date for a woman accused of dressing up like a clown and shooting and killing a Wellington woman 29 years ago.

Sheila Keen-Warren faces a first-degree murder charge for the death of Marlene Warren. Investigators say Keen-Warren shot Marlene in Wellington in May 26, 1990.

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During Wednesday's hearing, a judge said jury selection will begin Jan. 31, 2020. A status check for the case is scheduled for June 24.

After the fatal shooting, Keen-Warren later married Marlene's widower, Michael Warren, in 2002. Keen-Warren was arrested in September 2017 in Washington County, Virginia, where she was living with Michael Warren.

She has pleaded not guilty, but despite her arrest the case remains open.

Michael Warren has not been charged in the case.

<i><b>Wellington resident Marlene Warren was shot and killed in 1990 by a person dressed as a clown.</b></i>

Wellington resident Marlene Warren was shot and killed in 1990 by a person dressed as a clown.