FLORES RE-TRIAL: Attorney Says Case Resolved
David Flores’ attorney says the murder case involving his client has been “resolved”.
Brandon Brown says his client reached a “deal” with prosecutors.
Polk County Attorney John Sarcone would not confirm the resolution. Sarcone did say that there is no jury selection taking place this afternoon.
We will learn more details at the 2:30 hearing.
Flores’ was originally convicted of murder in the 1996 shooting death of Phyllis Davis. In 2009 he was granted a new trial by the Iowa Court of Appeals after new evidence in the case was brought to light.
In 2012 Flores was released from prison. He had been free on bond until shortly before his trial began, but the company that paid the bond revoked it and he returned to jail.
We’ll have a crew at the 2:30 p.m. announcement and add more information to this story as it becomes available.