Purdue shooting suspect's murder trial postponed
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The murder trial of a Purdue University engineering student accused of killing another student on campus has been postponed for six months.
The trial date for 23-year-old Cody Cousins was rescheduled for Oct. 6 during a hearing Friday in a Tippecanoe County court. It had been scheduled to begin April 22.
The Warsaw resident has been charged with murder in the January killing of 21-year-old Andrew Boldt of West Bend, Wis.
Prosecutors and police say Cousins attacked Boldt around noon Jan. 21 in Purdue's Electrical Engineering Building on the campus in West Lafayette. Court documents say Boldt suffered both gunshot and knife wounds and that several people were in the classroom and witnessed the attack.
Court documents have not cited a possible motive for the slaying.