Prosecutors and lawyers for the man charged with killing 11 worshippers at a US synagogue last year have agreed to a 120-day extension in the case.
The sides met briefly in US federal court in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Monday to review the status of Robert Bowers’ prosecution.
The defendant was not in court.
Authorities say Bowers opened fire with an AR-15 rifle and other weapons during worship services inside Tree of Life synagogue.
Bowers allegedly expressed hatred of Jews during the October 27 rampage and later told police that “all these Jews need to die”.
It was the deadliest attack on Jews in US history.
Prosecutors have not made a final decision on whether to seek the death penalty.
Bowers has pleaded not guilty to hate crimes and other offences.
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