Munoz homicide trial pushed back

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GERING, Neb. (KNEP) - Trial is delayed for a man accused in the New Year's Eve death of a Scottsbluff woman.

Trial for Lucio Munoz will now begin no earlier than the June 5th jury term in Scotts Bluff County District Court.

Munoz faces felony charges in the stabbing death of Melissa May.
May's body was discovered by Scottsbluff Police January 3rd at the R-C Scot Apartments.

Following the discovery Lucio was later located in Bradley, Illinois and held so he could be returned to face trial. A pre-trial hearing is currently set for May 24th.