Dale Willis’ sentencing delayed after lawyer claims new evidence in brother’s case

OLATHE, Kan. -- A local man at the center of a high-profile murder case is back in court.

Dale Willis was found guilty on all counts including a first-degree murder charge on Sept. 1 for the shooting death of aspiring rapper Jurl Carter outside the Roxy nightclub in September of last year. He was also found guilty of battery.

Willis was supposed to be sentenced for his part in the deadly shooting this morning.

But Willis' lawyer said not so fast, claiming there's new evidence in the case.

The lawyer is staying tight-lipped for now about what the new evidence is, but the judge ruled that Willis' sentencing will have to wait until Monday.

Dale Willis walked into the Johnson Country courtroom Wednesday with his lawyer at his side.

Prosecutors in the case argued Willis may not have been the one who shot carter, but say he ordered him to be killed. Willis' brother, James, is the one accused of firing the fatal shots. He's being tried separately.

It's new evidence in James' case that is delaying Dale's sentencing. The victim's family is frustrated.

Dale Willis' sentencing is rescheduled for Monday, the same day James is scheduled to be back in court.