Slager's attorneys expected in court for status hearing Tuesday

Slager's attorneys expected in court for status hearing Tuesday

Attorneys for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager are scheduled to be in state court Tuesday for a status update on the case.

Slager is charged with murder in the shooting death of Walter Scott in April 2015. The hearing starts at 11 a.m. at the Charleston County courthouse.

Slager's state trial is scheduled to begin on October 31.

The former cop also is facing federal charges in Scott's death. A trial date on those charges has not yet been set.

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