Judge had to review law ‘basics’ with Frazier Cross, trial pushed back until Friday

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OLATHE, Kan. -- During day four of the Frazier Glenn Cross trial and the judge had to review law 'basics' with the defendant and decided to push the trial back until Friday morning.

The state rested its case Thursday morning against Frazier Glenn Cross. The court expected to hear from Cross, who is defending himself, but there were, as the judge called them, "issues."

Cross, 74, is facing murder charges in the shooting deaths of Dr. William Corporon, his grandson Reat Underwood, and Terri LaManno. He's accused of killing them at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom in April of last year.

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After the state rested its case, Cross was supposed to begin his defense. Instead, with the jury outside the room, the judge went back and forth with Cross, who was having a hard time understanding what evidence he's allowed to present during the guilt phase of his trial.

The jury was out for an hour and a half during that summary.

Cross interrupted the judge at least a dozen times and asked, "Can I say something?".

The judge said he's pushing the trial back to Friday so Cross can prepare his evidence summary and also because the witness Cross planned to call wasn't available on Thursday.