Jury may be 'unsequestered' in Boulis trial
Jury in Boulis murder trial maybe 'unsequestered' to allow for defense attorney's illness
A South Florida judge is considering whether to "un-sequester" a jury in the trial of two men accused of the 2001 slaying of South Florida businessman Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis.
Broward Circuit Judge Ilona Holmes is mulling options Monday because of delays caused by a lingering illness suffered by lawyer David Bogenschutz. He represents Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello, on trial for murder along with Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari. They could get the death penalty if convicted.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers both want the sequestered jury released while Bogenschutz recovers.
Prosecutors say Boulis was shot to death on a downtown Fort Lauderdale street by a mob hit man during a struggle for control of the lucrative SunCruz Casinos gambling fleet. Before running SunCruz, Boulis founded the Miami Subs restaurant chain.
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