Medical problems delay Lewis County rape trial
Joely O'Rourke told Judge Nelson Hunt she was not prepared for trial that was scheduled next week. The trial was pushed back for a sixth time.
The Chronicle reported that Leo B. Bunker, 52, is charged with raping a Winlock woman in 2011.
While he's been in jail, Bunker has had nearly $200,000 in medical bills for cancer treatment. The jail's annual budget for inmates needing medical treatment is only $80,000.
Trial has been delayed for medical problems for the victim and defendant. A mistrial was declared earlier this year after the judge became ill.
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