Accused Afghanistan Shooter Robert Bales Defers Entering Plea

Following a two-week pre-trial appearance in November, Bales appeared again in military court today at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales appeared in a military court today for his arraignment, but his lawyers deferred entering a plea in the 2012 shooting spree in Afghanistan for which he's accused.

I wasn't able to make it to the trial at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, but The News Tribune's Adam Ashton provided some great coverage of the today's proceedings.

(Click here to read his full report)

Here's Patch's previous coverage of Bales' trial:

  • Army Will Seek Death Penalty For Accused Afghanistan Shooter Robert Bales of JBLM
  • First Day of Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales' Hearing Contains Chilling Testimony
  • ROBERT BALES TRIAL: "I Thought I Was Doing The Right Thing"


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