A man on trial for murder in Omaha twice this week disrupted the courtroom twice by punching a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy Monday and then his defense attorney Tuesday.
Douglas County Sheriff’s Captain Wayne Hudson says Robert Grant was in shackles on both occasions. On Monday Grant was told it was time to leave the courtroom and attacked the deputy when he started gathering up paperwork on a table. On Tuesday Grant became upset with something said in the courtroom and punched his defense attorne
The judge refused to grant a mistrial.
Grant is on trial for the brutal murder of Trudy McKee last year in Omaha. She was stabbed 40 times inside her apartment and was found by her daughter returning home from school. Grant was arrested while trying to board an out of town bus.