PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man charged in the death of his pregnant girlfriend has pleaded not guilty.
Donthe Lucas pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in court in Pueblo on Tuesday. A judge scheduled his trial for April.READ MORE: Denver Public Safety Manager Murphy Robinson Accuses City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca's Chief Of Staff Of Discriminating Against A White Staff Member
Defense attorneys said they would ask for the trial to be moved because of the attention the disappearance of Kelsie Schelling has received.READ MORE: Hazy Skies Over Downtown Denver Could Become A Regular Thing During The Summer
She was last seen in February 2013 headed from her home in Denver to Pueblo to talk to Lucas about her pregnancy. She is presumed to be dead but her body has not been found.
Lucas was arrested in December while in jail on an unrelated robbery charge.MORE NEWS: Boulder, Fox And Aggie Theaters Ask For Proof Of COVID Vaccine Or Negative COVID Test
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