Federal Prosecutors Want Westar Exec Trials to Move Quickly

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

The trial of former Westar executives needs to move forward quickly.

That's according to federal prosecutors in Topeka who want an appeals court to expedite a ruling that could determine if David Wittig and Douglas Lake will go on trial September 9th as scheduled.

In a filing at a Federal Appeals Court in Denver, the prosecutors said they don't want the case and witnesses "to remain in limbo."

Wittig and Lake want the charges thrown out, saying the amount to double jeopardy

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