NEWPORT, Ky. -- Attorneys for a Northern Kentucky woman who shot her boyfriend six times want to be able to challenge more potential jurors during the selection process.
They're preparing for Shayna Hubers' second trial in the death of Ryan Poston. A judge threw out her 2015 conviction when defense lawyers revealed that one of the jurors was a convicted felon not qualified to serve on the jury.
Her defense attorneys also want potential jurors to be able to fill out questionnaires at home. They argued their motions Tuesday in Campbell County Circuit Court. Judge Daniel Zalla didn't rule on any of them immediately.
Hubers faces a murder charge. Police say she admitted to shooting him in his Highland Heights condominium five years ago. She's remained in jail ever since.
At her first trial, Hubers' defense tried to frame Poston's shooting death as one of self-defense. In early proceedings, Hubers' texts before the shooting detracted from her self-defense claims. Her cellmates also testified that Hubers laughed when she told them about killing Poston.