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ABCNEWS VideoSource
06/05/2009
ABC
VSNVS0249-15
NNS-Tiller Shot-KS:District Atty Newser Monday, June 01, 2009 Slug: Tiller Shot-KS Story: District Atty Newser Dateline: Wichita, KS Source: KWCH Network: CBS Embargo: KAKE Producer: TDunhamNNSNEWS.COM Restriction: Duration: 00:01:09.00 Created On: 06/01/09 11:51:37 Topic: Crime/Police, Health / Medical Region: Midwest Format: SOT * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * INFORMATION: -THIS IS ONLY AVAILABLE in 4:3 with the Blue-rimmed slate. A man suspected of killing abortion doctor George Tiller is being held at the Sedgwick County Jail in Wichita, Kansas (Mon, 6/1). But charges have not yet been filed and no court hearing has been scheduled. District Attorney Nola Foulston says there is no need to rush the case because it's much more important that officers and her office be diligent and thorough in their investigation. Foulston also said the case would be a state case, not a federal case. According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office website, 51-year-old Scott Roeder was booked shortly after 11:00 Sunday night after being detained in the Kansas City area (5/31). Tiller was gunned down while he was ushering at Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita Sunday morning. A man well-known for performing late-term abortions , Dr. Tiller has been a target for violence several times during his career. SUPERS: Wichita, KS Nola Foulston District Attorney VIDEO INFO: SOT--"The law enforcement investigations continues. And the case has not yet been presented to the office of the district attorney for any determinations ." SOT--"Each case, every incident, all of the facts must be deliberated and reviewed and tested. And we won't spare any review in this case. Like any other case in our jurisdiction we handle with efficiency and professionalism ." SOT--"We will not be rushed. There's no need to rush. And what we will be doing is reviewing consistantly as we did all day yesterday, all last night, all into the early morning hours, and again starting today and we will continue the diligence of monitoring the case and working with law enforcement." SOT--"Everything will be reviewed and determined whether or not and what statues might be applicable in making a final decision on this case before it's brought to the courts." 06/01/2009 14:15:05 ****************************************************************************
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