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Woman in killer clown case back in court

Posted at 10:24 AM, Nov 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-13 11:17:00-05

Evidence is now in the hands of attorneys representing a woman suspected of dressing up as a clown and killing a Wellington woman in 1990.

Sheila Keen Warren appeared before a judge Monday morning for a case disposition. 

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During the hearing Warren filed a speedy trial waiver; her attorneys say they just received evidence released by the state attorney’s office.

"We have seen no discovery, in other words, no police reports or witness list, but we did get a big batch on Thursday,” attorney Richard Lubin said.

Warren was arrested in September. Deputies say 27-years-ago Warren shot and killed Marlene Warren at the doorstep of her home. Deputies say Sheila Keen Warren was dressed as a clown and was carrying flowers and balloons.

She has pleaded not guilty.

"Once we start looking at the discovery and deciding what the case is about, and what we have to do, we’re going to do it," Lubin said.

Lubin would not comment on how Warren is doing in jail or if she has had a conversation with her husband. Warren’s husband is the victim’s widow; he and Sheila married years after Marlene Warren was killed and were living in Virginia. 

Warren's next court date is Jan. 23.