MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A trial date has been set for confessed Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz.
A circuit court for the seventh judicial circuit in Broward issued an order setting the dates for pretrial motions and for trial on Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: Brightline Trains Begin Rolling Again Next Month
The trial is scheduled to begin on Jan. 27, 2020.Human Remains Found Near Site Where Brian Laundrie's Items Found; Sarasota Medical Examiner To Examine Remains
Cruz is accused of killing 17 students and educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Cruz is facing the death penalty for mass shooting that also injured 17 others.MORE NEWS: Tri-Rail Returns To Full Schedule Next Week
He faces 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder.