The second man charged with the shooting death of Branson Tucker has asked that his trial be pushed back.
59-year-old Kenneth Cobb signed a speedy time waiver to move his jury trial from next month to July. This will give his attorney time to better prepare his defense on the charges of murder and felonious assault.
The Lima Police Department says Cobb and 59-year-old Jerome Fuqua were involved the shooting death of 34-year-old Branson Tucker. During previous court hearings, detectives said Tucker, Cobb, and Fuqua were gambling together on January 15th when they got in an argument.
Investigators say Fuqua had the gun on him and handed it to Cobb who shot Tucker, who later died at the hospital. Earlier this week Fuqua's trial was also pushed back to July.