ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The trial scheduled for accused Capital Gazette shooter Jarrod Ramos has been postponed again due to coronavirus.
A jury trial was scheduled to begin Tuesday, but due to a spike in COVID-19 cases across the state the Maryland Judiciary has restricted court operations which include the postponement of all jury trials statewide.READ MORE: Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?
Last month, a judge approved a defense motion to delay a trial to determine Ramos’ sanity to June; it had been originally scheduled for January.READ MORE: 'I'm All About Ellicott City' Ellicott City Residents & Business Owners React To Number 10 Ranking On Money Magazine's 'Best Places To Live List'
Ramos has pleaded guilty but not responsible by reason of insanity in the 2018 shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis that left five people dead.
At this time, the hearing has not been rescheduled.MORE NEWS: Audit Finds Electronic Tolls Overbilled Maryland Drivers