Trial delayed for dad of Ala school shooter


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A Madison County judge has delayed the trial of a doctor accused of trying to help his son escape after a deadly shooting inside a middle school.

WAAY-TV ( ) reports that a judge postponed the case against Iqbal Memon on Monday.

It's unclear when he will go to trial now.

The man is charged with hindering prosecution for allegedly helping son Hammad Memon in a bid to flee the country.

Hammad Memon was 14 when he shot and killed a classmate at Discovery Middle School in Madison in 2010.

After the killing authorities arrested Memon and his mother during what police described as an attempt to flee the country for Pakistan. The woman also is charged with hindering prosecution and awaits trial.

Hammad Memon pleaded guilty in the slaying.

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